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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia gigas Schmidt, 1862 
AphiaID: 134030

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 editorTetractinellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophorina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia gigas (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia Lamarck, 1815
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia gigas Schmidt, 1862
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCydonium gigas (Schmidt, 1862)
Sources  original description Schmidt, O. (1862). Die Spongien des adriatischen Meeres. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): i-viii, 1-88, pls 1-7.
page(s): 50; pl IV fig 9 [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Adriatic Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWestern Mediterranean [from synonym] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (50 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134030
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2004). Geodia gigas. 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://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=134030 on 2016-07-26
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