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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona prolifera (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
AphiaID: 157404

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 editorPoecilosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocionina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocioninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Clathria) prolifera (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona Bowerbank, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Microciona) Bowerbank, 1862
Sources  original description Ellis, J.; Solander, D. 1786. The Natural History of many curious and uncommon Zoophytes, collected from various parts of the Globe. Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. 4.(Benjamin White & Son: London): 1-206, pls 1-63., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/131537#page/11/mode/1up [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Bay of Fundy
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndian Ocean (inaccurate[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMahe Island (inaccurate[details]
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAtlantic [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres jeanyeatmanae Yeatman, 1970 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptopontius gracilis C. B. Wilson, 1932 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (84 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (21 nucleotides; 17 proteins) 
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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Vosmaer (1935) lumped large numbers of unrelated species under the name Microciona prolifera. This is untenable and best ignored. [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpecimen Reg. No. 1597, 1612 and 1623 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia to Florida and Texas; Cobscook Bay [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Family: Microcionidae according to Trott (2004). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157404
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-05-23 09:16:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
2009-04-12 12:05:45Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Microciona prolifera (Ellis & Solander, 1786). 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=157404 on 2014-08-22
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