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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia fruticosa Montagu, 1814 
AphiaID: 132395

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 editorSpongiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon fruticosum (Montagu, 1814)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon Bowerbank, 1861
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia Linnaeus, 1759
Sources  original description Montagu, G. 1814. An Essay on Sponges, with Descriptions of all the Species that have been discovered on the Coast of Great Britain. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society 2(1): 67-122, pls III-XVI. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1930.7.3.410, locality United Kingdom [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132395
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2006-12-21 19:17:33Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2014-02-16 18:30:10Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia fruticosa. 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=132395 on 2014-10-24
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