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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon fruticosum (Montagu, 1814) 
AphiaID: 133526

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 editorMyxillina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon Bowerbank, 1861
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria cylindracea Bowerbank, 1882 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia fruticosa Montagu, 1814 (genus transfer)
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
France
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of France [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Southern Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntarctic Ocean (inaccurate[details]
Spain
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Spain [details]
United Kingdom
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Alboran Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAlboran Sea [details]
Cape Verde
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCape Verde [details]
France
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBanyuls [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Mediterranean [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Africa [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [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 editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133526
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-07-15 06:52:57Z  changed  Amelinckx, Simon
2006-11-08 08:46:41Z  changed  Nsiangango, Silvi Edith
2010-04-19 13:48:59Z  checked  van Soest, Rob
2014-02-16 18:30:10Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Desmacidon fruticosum (Montagu, 1814). 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=133526 on 2014-10-20
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