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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippospongia gossypina (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) 
AphiaID: 165107

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 editorKeratosa (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyoceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippospongia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippospongia gossypina (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippospongia Schulze, 1879
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia gossypina Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippiospongia gossypina (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippospongia canaliculata var. gossypina (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) (status change)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippospongia dentata (Hyatt, 1877) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia dentata Hyatt, 1877 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia equina gossypina Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia equina gossypina var. alba Hyatt, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia equina gossypina var. dendritica Hyatt, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia equina gossypina var. porosa Hyatt, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia gossypina Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia gossypina alba Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia gossypina dendritica Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia gossypina porosa Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia lapidescens Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia lapidescens dentata Hyatt, 1877 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia lapidescens var. intermedia Hyatt, 1877 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia lapidescens var. typica Hyatt, 1877 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Sources  basis of record Van Soest, R.W.M. 1978. Marine sponges from Curaçao and other Caribbean localities. Part I. Keratosa. In: Hummelinck, P.W. & Van der Steen, L.J. (Eds), Uitgaven van de Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen. No. 94. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands 56 (179): 1–94.
page(s): 21-22 [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorvelvet sponge [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBahamian [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloridian [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBahamian [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBahamian [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Caribbean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloridian [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern Gulf of Mexico [details]
Specimens 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype [from synonym] MSNT Por. 96, locality Greater Antilles (Virgin Islands, Vieques) [view taxon]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype [from synonym] MSNT Por. 108, locality Greater Antilles (Virgin Islands, Vieques) [view taxon]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Spongia gossypina lectotype specimen
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Spongia gossypina paralectotype specimen
Spongia gossypina para...
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Spongia lapidescens lectotype specimen
Spongia lapidescens le...
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165107
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2010-05-04 18:29:28Z  checked  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2016). Hippospongia gossypina (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864). 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.; Carballo, J. L. (2016). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=165107 on 2016-05-02
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