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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) obliqua Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 
AphiaID: 165217

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) (Subgenus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) Linnaeus, 1759
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia discus Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia discus var. anomala Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia discus var. auklinensis Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia discus var. ligneaformis Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia obliqua Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (subgenus assignment)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis obliqua Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (status change)
Sources  original description Duchassaing De Fonbressin, P.; Michelotti, G. 1864. Spongiaires de la mer Caraïbe. Natuurkundige verhandelingen van de Hollandsche maatschappij der wetenschappen te Haarlem 21(2): 1-124, pls I-XXV. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMexican part of the Caribbean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVirgin Islands part of the Caribbean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBahamian [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuban Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Caribbean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloridian [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico and Virgin Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Caribbean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Caribbean [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the Gulf of Mexico [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype ZMA Por. 02099, locality Eastern Caribbean (British Virgin Islands, St. Thomas) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype [from synonym] ZMA Por. 02099, locality Eastern Caribbean (Virgin Islands, Saint Thomas) [view taxon]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype [from synonym] ZMA Por. 02077, locality Greater Antilles (Virgin Islands, Vieques) [view taxon]

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Links 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 
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Spongia discus lectotype specimen
Spongia discus lectoty...
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Spongia obliqua lectotype specimen
Spongia obliqua lectot...
[image from synonym]
Spongia obliqua paralectotype specimen
Spongia obliqua parale...
[image from synonym]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165217
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2010-05-19 10:23:56Z  checked  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia (Spongia) obliqua 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.; 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=165217 on 2014-07-29
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