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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia variabilis (Schmidt, 1862) 
AphiaID: 132362

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyoceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrciniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia variabilis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia Nardo, 1833
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia Nardo, 1833
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuricinia variabilis (Schmidt, 1862) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia (Euricinia) variabilis Schmidt, 1862 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia flavescens Schmidt, 1862 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia hebes Schmidt, 1862 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia hirsuta Schmidt, 1862 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia lingua Schmidt, 1868 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia mammillaris Schmidt, 1868 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia panicea Schmidt, 1862 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia typica Nardo, 1847 (nomen nudum)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia variabilis Schmidt, 1862 (genus name correction)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia variabilis var. fistulata Szymanski, 1904 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia variabilis var. galea Lendenfeld, 1889 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia variabilis var. hirsuta Schmidt, 1862 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia variabilis var. mammillaris Schmidt, 1868 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia variabilis var. typica Nardo, 1847 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia fasciculata sensu Vacelet, 1959 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia flavescens (Schmidt, 1862) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia hebes (Schmidt, 1862) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia hirsuta (Schmidt, 1862) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia hospitum Nardo, 1833 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia lingua (Schmidt, 1868) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia panicea (Schmidt, 1862) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia rigida Nardo, 1833 (nomen nudum)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia spongiastrum Nardo, 1833 (nomen nudum)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia tenax Nardo, 1833 (nomen nudum)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia typica (Nardo, 1847) (nomen nudum)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia variabilis var. typica Nardo, 1847 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia cavernosa sensu Nardo, 1833 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia licheniformis var. gamma Lamarck, 1814 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Sources  original description Schmidt, O. 1862. Die Spongien des adriatischen Meeres. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): i-viii, 1-88, pls 1-7. [details] [full text]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia variabilis var. dendroides (Schmidt, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia dendroides (Schmidt, 1862)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia variabilis var. typica Nardo, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia variabilis (Schmidt, 1862)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Adriatic Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Algerian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Venice [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Adriatic Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Adriatic Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlboran Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlgerian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Guinea West [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLevantine Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Mediterranean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthwestern Caribbean (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Cape Verde
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCape Verde [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Africa [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorItalian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKerkennah Islands [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Specimens 

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (14 nucleotides; 7 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The assignment of Hircinia variabilis Schmidt as type species of the genus Ircinia is controversial. It is proposed by Pronzato et al. (2004) to name Ircinia spongiastrum Nardo, 1833 as type species. This is a nomen nudum and as such not available as a name for a valid (type) species. Subsequently these authors assign I. spongiastrum to the synonymy of Hircinia variabilis Schmidt, 1862 by which act this would become the type species of Ircinia. Previously, authors have attempted to assign Spongia fasciculata Pallas, 1766, as type of Ircinia, but that is not possible because this was not among the species mentioned by Nardo, 1833 under Ircinia. For Hircinia variabilis Schmidt to become type species 'officially', a verdict from the Committee of the ICZN appears necessary. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132362
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-09-09 16:45:37Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-04 18:27:42Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2006-11-07 19:57:12Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2006-11-08 10:20:37Z  changed  Vanhoorne, Bart
2010-05-06 19:18:19Z  checked  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Ircinia variabilis (Schmidt, 1862). In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez de Glasby, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schoenberg, C.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=132362 on 2014-11-28
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