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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinella dissimilis (Bowerbank, 1866) 
AphiaID: 132473

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 editorHalichondrida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinella (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinella Schmidt, 1862
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinella distorta (Bowerbank, 1866) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinissa dissimilis (Bowerbank, 1866) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria distorta Bowerbank, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsodictya dissimilis Bowerbank, 1866 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudaxinella alleni Borley, 1931 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTragosia polypoides sensu Stephens, 1917 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Bowerbank, J.S. 1866a. A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. (look up in IMIS[details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbranching sponge  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United Kingdom
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 nucleotides; 2 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 ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This species was reported frequently as Axinella polypoides (e.g. by Van Soest et al. 1999, 2000). [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Alcyonium glomeratum, Axinella dissimilis and Holothuria forskali
Alcyonium glomeratum, ...
Axinella dissimilis (Bowerbank, 1866)
Axinella dissimilis (B...
Axinella dissimilis
Axinella dissimilis
Original Plate of Bowerbank's (1874) Isodictya dissimilis
Original Plate of Bowe...
[image from synonym]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132473
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2007-07-29 13:10:02Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2007-09-07 19:12:58Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Axinella dissimilis (Bowerbank, 1866). 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=132473 on 2014-09-20
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