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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptosastra constellata Topsent, 1904 
AphiaID: 133670

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 editorHeteroscleromorpha (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiasterellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptosastra (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptosastra constellata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptosastra Topsent, 1904
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptosastra Topsent, 1904
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptosastra constellata Topsent, 1904
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymedesmia constellata (Topsent, 1904) (reverted genus transfer)
Sources  original description Topsent, E. (1904). Spongiaires des Açores. Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies par le Prince Albert I. Monaco. 25: 1-280, pls 1-18.
page(s): 194-195 [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Trusted: edited by a thematic editortype locality Azores Canaries Madeira [details]
Specimen 

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Links 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 PESI 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Leptosastra constellata is a perplexing sponge sharing characters of Hemiasterellidae (a crust of asters) and Hymedesmiidae (basal acanthostyles). Various assignments of authors reflect these ambiguous characters. [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MOM [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133670
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-12-12 19:27:27Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2005). Leptosastra constellata Topsent, 1904. 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.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L. (2016). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=133670 on 2016-08-25
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