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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora elliptica Carter, 1874 
AphiaID: 133868

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 editorPoecilosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxillidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora elliptica (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora Carter, 1874
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora Carter, 1874
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora elliptica Carter, 1874
Sources  original description Carter, H.J. 1874a. Descriptions and Figures of Deep-sea Sponges and their Spicules from the Atlantic Ocean, dredged up on board H.M.S.‘Porcupine’, chiefly in 1869; with Figures and Descriptions of some remarkable Spicules from the Agulhas Shoal and Colon, Panama. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 14 (79): 207-221, 245-257, pls.XIII-XV. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Faroe Plateau [details]
From editor or global species database
Barentsz Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarents Sea [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast Greenland Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth and East Iceland [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Norway [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorthern Norway and Finnmark [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouthern Grand Banks - South Newfoundland [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouthern Norway [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 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 ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1882.7.28.54 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133868
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2006-12-30 10:24:33Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2007-05-27 08:52:10Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2007). Melonanchora elliptica Carter, 1874. 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.; Carballo, J. L. (2016). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=133868 on 2016-05-30
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