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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinellida 
AphiaID: 163084

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 editorAxinellida (Order)
Authority Lévi, 1953
Status temporary name
Rank Order
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae
Sources  original description Lévi, C. 1953a. Sur une nouvelle classification des Démosponges. Compte rendu hebdomadaire des séances de l’Académie des sciences. Paris 236(8): 853-855. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy A 'temporary name' status is given to taxa above the family level that need further corroboration or further clarification. These names appear in the literature but are as yet not generally accepted or in use. Accepted status will follow as soon as independent studies with sufficient taxon content have appeared.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Axinellida were erected for sponges with axially strengthened skeletons and oviparous reproduction. These features are no longer considered markers for a monophyletic assemblage in the Systema Porifera. Families assigned to this order were distributed among three currently recognized orders, Halichondrida, Hadromerida and Poecilosclerida. The name-bearing group, genus Axinella and familiy Axinellidae are currently assigned to Halichondrida. However, recent molecular studies indicate the existence of a monophyletic group largely similar in content to Lévi's original concept (some groups excepted). In the near future the order may need to be revived. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:163084
Edit history
Date   action   by
2005-07-05 09:59:09Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2006-01-31 18:52:00Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2006-02-01 12:40:43Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2006-05-18 10:05:01Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2009-11-20 14:36:03Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2012-05-27 11:32:30Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Axinellida. 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=163084 on 2015-02-28
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