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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia polychotoma Esper, 1794 
AphiaID: 165149

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 editorDictyoceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Genus)
Status taxon inquirendum
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia Linnaeus, 1759
Source  original description Esper, E.C.J. 1794. Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet, nebst Beschreibungen. Zweyter Theil. (Raspe: Nürnberg):1-303. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf (inaccurate[details]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Possibly this is Haliclona (Haliclona) oculata, but the description is unclear. Not redescribed by Ehlers (1870). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality "Very common, especially on southern and eastern coasts of our continent" [details]
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Spongia polychotoma Esper, 1794
Spongia polychotoma Es...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165149
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2010-05-21 09:20:31Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia polychotoma Esper, 1794. 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=165149 on 2014-08-23
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