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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) 
AphiaID: 133205

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 editorPoecilosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycalina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna Gray, 1867
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsychis variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna capillifera (Levinsen, 1887) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna gemmulifera (Breitfuss, 1912) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna groenlandica (Fristedt, 1887) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna hamifera (Lundbeck, 1902) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna peachii (Bowerbank, 1866) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna variantia hamifera (Lundbeck, 1905) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacella capillifera (Levinsen, 1887) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacella groenlandica Fristedt, 1887 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacella hamifera Lundbeck, 1902 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacella peachii (Bowerbank, 1866) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacella peachii var. groenlandica Fristedt, 1887 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacella peachii var. stellifera Fristedt, 1885 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacella variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon korenii Schmidt, 1875 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon peachii Bowerbank, 1866 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGellius capillifer Levinsen, 1887 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGellius gemmuliferus Breitfuss, 1912 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymeniacidon varians Bowerbank, 1882 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymeniacidon variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaphiodesma aculeatum Topsent, 1888 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Sources  original description Bowerbank, J.S. 1858. On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part I. On the Spicula. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 148(2): 279-332, pls XXII-XXVI. [details] [full text]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna variantia papillifera (Koltun, 1958)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna variantia hamifera (Lundbeck, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna variantia var. seychellensis Thomas, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna seychellensis Thomas, 1973
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Arctic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRussian Exclusive economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Barents Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarents Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMahe Island (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFaroe Islands [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRussian Exclusive economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Norway
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Norway [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlboran Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast Greenland Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFaroe Plateau [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreenlandic Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence - Eastern Scotian Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKara Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth and East Barents Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern Norway and Finnmark [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth and West Iceland [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Norway [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWhite Sea [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Alboran Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAlboran Island [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAlboran Sea [details]
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRussian Exclusive economic Zone [Arctic part] [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreenlandic Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 1 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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHabitat detritic bottom according to Pansini, 1987. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTaxonomy (Topsent, 1927) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Laurentian Channel (bathyl zone) (= Honguedo Strait) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal: Gulf and estuary [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133205
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858). 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=133205 on 2014-07-13
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