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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites ficus (Johnston, 1842) 
AphiaID: 134285

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 editorSuberitida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberitidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites ficus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites Nardo, 1833
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria ficus Johnston, 1842
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoanites ficus (Johnston, 1842) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiculina ficus (Johnston, 1842) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria farinaria Bowerbank, 1866 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria ficus Johnston, 1842 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymeniacidon ficus (Johnston, 1842) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites domuncula var. ficus (Johnston, 1842) (status change)
Sources 
redescription Samaai, T.; Maduray, S.; Janson, L.; Gibbons, M.J.; Ngwakum, B.; Teske, P.R. (2017). A new species of habitat–forming Suberites (Porifera, Demospongiae, Suberitida) in the Benguela upwelling region (South Africa). Zootaxa. 4254 (1): 49–81., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4254.1.3
page(s): 69 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvijgspons  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororange fig horny spongeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfig sponge  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoréponge figuier  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFeigenschwamm  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorツミイレカイメン  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites ficus luridus Solé-Cava & Thorpe, 1986 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites luridus Solé-Cava & Thorpe, 1986 (status change)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites ficus pagurorum Solé-Cava & Thorpe, 1986 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites pagurorum Solé-Cava & Thorpe, 1986 (status change)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites ficus rubrus Solé-Cava & Thorpe, 1986 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites rubrus Sole-Cava & Thorpe, 1986 (status change)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in North Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From editor or global species database
Cape Verde
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [details]
France
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
New Zealand
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
South Africa
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElands Bay (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Helena Bay (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [from synonym] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuderitzbuch Bay (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamib (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [from synonym] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSahelian Upwelling [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [from synonym] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTable Bay (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [from synonym] [details]
From regional or thematic species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBanc d'Arguin [details]
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype [from synonym] BMNH 1847.9.7.51, locality North Sea (Scarborough, deep water) [view taxon]
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 editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (65 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (51 nucleotides; 45 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection (45 records) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Johnston's Halichondria ficus is the first recognizable description and depiction of the sponge generally considered as Suberites ficus in the recent literature. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This is not Alcyonium ficus sensu Pallas, 1766 or Esper, 1794. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134285
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-09-09 16:45:37Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-09-07 19:12:58Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2007). Suberites ficus (Johnston, 1842). In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schönberg, C.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L.; Rios Lopez, P.; Downey, R. (2017). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=134285 on 2017-10-20
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