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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxilla fimbriata (Bowerbank, 1866) 
AphiaID: 133879

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 editorMyxilla (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxilla fimbriata (Species)
Status alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxilla (Myxilla) fimbriata (Bowerbank, 1866)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxilla Schmidt, 1862
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsodictya fimbriata Bowerbank, 1866
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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxilla fimbriata var. flexitornota Rezvoi, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxilla (Myxilla) flexitornota Rezvoi, 1925
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Brazil
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbrolhos Archipelago [details]
Iceland
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIceland [details]
Ireland
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIreland [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFaroe Islands [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreenland [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [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 Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet suspension feeding. Captures minute particles of food on their collars and ingesting them. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators generally for group, most predators (crabs and other invertebrates), find sponges distasteful either because of a presumably offensive odor or because of their spicules. Predators do include littorinid snails and nudibranchs. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Asexual reproduction by buds and gemmules and sexual reproduction (internally) by eggs and sperm; free-swimming cilated larvae (in general, most species are believed to be hermaphroditic but may not produce male and female gametes simultaneously). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133879
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2007-05-31 17:47:06Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2015). Myxilla fimbriata. 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. (2015) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=133879 on 2015-07-04
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