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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia spinula Bowerbank, 1866 
AphiaID: 134212

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 editorHadromerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia Bowerbank, 1864
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinella mammillata Hanitsch, 1890 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Sources  original description Bowerbank, J.S. 1866a. A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. (look up in IMIS[details] [full text]

redescription Boury-Esnault, N. 1987. The Polymastia species (Demosponges, Hadromerida) of the Atlantic Area. Pp. 29-66. In: Vacelet, J. & Boury-Esnault, N. (Eds), Taxonomy of Porifera from the N.E. Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. NATO ASI Series G 13. (Springer-Verlag: Berlin, Heidelberg): 1-332. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Cape Verde
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCape Verde [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Mediterranean [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Africa [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 10.1.1.1833, locality Atlantic (Moray Frith) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 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 USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 10.1.1.1183 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Shetland [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134212
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Polymastia spinula Bowerbank, 1866. 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=134212 on 2014-04-20
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