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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHertwigia falcifera Schmidt, 1880 
AphiaID: 134402

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexactinellida (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexasterophora (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLyssacinosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuplectellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbitellinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHertwigia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHertwigia Schmidt, 1880
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHertwigia Schmidt, 1880
Sources  original description Schmidt, O. 1880b. Die Spongien des Meerbusen von Mexico (Und des caraibischen Meeres). Heft II. Abtheilung II. Hexactinelliden. Abtheilung III. Tetractinelliden. Monactinelliden und Anhang. Nachträge zu Abtheilung I (Lithistiden). Pp. 33-90, pls V-X. In: Reports on the dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, by the USCSS ‘Blake’. (Gustav Fischer:Jena). [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Dominica
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDominica [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Caribbean [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Cape Verde
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCape Verde [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1910.1.10.477, locality Dominica [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 5 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 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134402
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2008-09-19 12:19:46Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Hertwigia falcifera Schmidt, 1880. 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=134402 on 2014-09-30
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