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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona millari Carter, 1879 
AphiaID: 134115

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 editorThoosidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona Carter, 1879
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona Carter, 1879
Sources  original description Carter, H.J. 1879c. On a New Species of Excavating Sponge(Alectona Millari); and on a New Species of Rhaphidotheca (R. affinis).Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 2: 493-499, plsXVII-XVIIa. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Celtic Seas [details]
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralian Exclusive Economic Zone (doubtful[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLevantine Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAlboran Sea [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype BMNH 1885.12.22.1 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype BMNH 1882.4.27.4, locality Celtic Seas (Between north of Scotland and Faroe Islands, stat. 54) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Rützler (2002) names the slide BMNH 1882.4.27.4 labeled 'from type' as the holotype, but in view of the presence of a fragment BMNH 1885.12.22.1 with label 'pres. by Dr Millar, cf. slide in collection' it is quite possible that both belong to the same original specimen. The holotype designation by Rützler is not'valid'as he should indicated the slide as lectotype, not holotype. We should await further close comparison between fragment and slide to see whether any definite conclusion can be drawn. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134115
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2006-10-06 14:20:30Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Alectona millari Carter, 1879. 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.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=134115 on 2014-09-16
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