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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTopsentia ophiraphidites (de Laubenfels, 1934) 
AphiaID: 165956

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 editorHalichondrida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTopsentia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTopsentia Berg, 1899
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria braziliensis Hechtel, 1983 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongosorites sinuatus Pulitzer-Finali, 1986 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTopsentia roquensis Diaz, Alvarez & van Soest, 1987 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTopsentia sinuatus (Pulitzer-Finali, 1996) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorViles ophiraphidites de Laubenfels, 1934 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Laubenfels, M.W. De 1934. New sponges from the Puerto Rican deep. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 91(17): 1-28. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Brazil
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrazil [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelizean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuraçao [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbados Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDominican Republic Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Caribbean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNortheastern Brazil [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Caribbean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Caribbean [details]
From other sources
Belize
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelize [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBonaire [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBarbados [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico and Virgin Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Specimens 

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 29 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo The Sponge Guide 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165956
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2007-08-18 17:45:06Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Topsentia ophiraphidites (de Laubenfels, 1934). 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=165956 on 2014-09-19
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