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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscodermia polydiscus (Bowerbank, 1869) 
AphiaID: 134349

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 editor'Lithistida' (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTheonellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscodermia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscodermia du Bocage, 1869
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscodermia du Bocage, 1869
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylocalyx polydiscus Bowerbank, 1869 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Bowerbank, J.S. 1869b. A Monograph of the Siliceo-fibrous Sponges.Part I. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1869(1):66-100, pls III-VI. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaint Vincent and the Grenadines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbados Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
Portugal
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Atlantic Coast (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Caribbean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern Gulf of Mexico [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaint Vincent and the Grenadines Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVirgin Islands [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (19 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134349
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
2006-11-26 15:28:15Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Discodermia polydiscus (Bowerbank, 1869). 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=134349 on 2014-08-22
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