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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia megastrella Carter, 1876 
AphiaID: 134034

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 editorAstrophorida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia Lamarck, 1815
Sources  original description Carter, H.J. 1876. 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 (concluded). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 18(105): 226-240; (106): 307-324; (107): 388-410;(108): 458-479, pls XII-XVI. [details] [full text]

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia megastrella var. laevispina Carter, 1876
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea (inaccurate[details]
Cuba
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuba (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbados (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadeira [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [details]
From regional or thematic species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMadeira [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 nucleotides; 3 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Van Soest & Stentoft's (1988) Barbados record of G. megastrella shows differences with Carter's specimens so is likely to be incorrectly assigned. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Cape St. Vincent, Portugal [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134034
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Geodia megastrella Carter, 1876. 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=134034 on 2014-10-25
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