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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyrtios erecta (Keller, 1889) 
AphiaID: 132450

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 editorThorectidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThorectinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyrtios (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Spelling variation)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyrtios erectus (Keller, 1889)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyrtios Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Sources  basis of record Van Soest, R.W.M. 2001. Porifera, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 85-103 (look up in IMIS[details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) (inaccurate[details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZanzibar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sponge Barcoding Database (Hyrtios erecta) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Club-shaped lobe growing erect from substrate, up to 10 cm wide and high, with rounded apex. Surface covered in closely spaced, short, blunt conules, with star-shaped ridges joining adjacent conules. Oscules apical, 3-4 mm wide. Body brittle; internal fibres packed with sandgrains. Colour brown black; conule tips paler due to incorporated sand-grains; interior light brown. Habitat: lagoons and fringing reefs. Distribution: Indo Pacific. Similar to Spongia ceylonensis (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132450
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-07-27 15:04:39Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-05-04 18:29:28Z  checked  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Hyrtios erecta (Keller, 1889). 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.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=132450 on 2014-09-17
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