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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 
AphiaID: 166654

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 editorHaplosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplosclerina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNiphatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon compressa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNiphatidae van Soest, 1980
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona (Amphimedon) Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (rank elevation)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemihaliclona Burton, 1937 (junior synonym)
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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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon aculeata Pulitzer-Finali, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon aitsuensis (Hoshino, 1981)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon alata Pulitzer-Finali, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon anomala (Sarà, 1978)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon brevispiculifera (Dendy, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon calyx Goodwin, Jones, Neely & Brickle, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon caribica (Pulitzer-Finali, 1986)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon cellulosa (Verrill, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon chinensis (Pulitzer-Finali, 1982)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon chloros Ilan, Gugel & van Soest, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon complanata (Duchassaing, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon compressa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon conferta Pulitzer-Finali, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon cristata Pulitzer-Finali, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon decurtata (Sarà, 1978)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon delicatula (Dendy, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon denhartogi de Voogd, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon dinae Helmy & van Soest, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon dura (Verrill, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon elastica (Verrill, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon elastica (Kieschnick, 1898)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon erina (de Laubenfels, 1936)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon estelae Santos, Docio & Pinheiro, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon flexa (Pulitzer-Finali, 1982)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon hamadai Helmy & van Soest, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon jalae Helmy & van Soest, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon lamellata Fromont, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon leprosa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon maresi (Sarà, 1978)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon massalis (Carter, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon micropora (Verrill, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon minuta Cuartas, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon mollis (Wilson, 1902)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon navalis Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon ochracea (Keller, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon paradisus Desqueyroux-Faúndez, 1989
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon paraviridis Fromont, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon queenslandica Hooper & van Soest, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon reticulosa (Thiele, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon robusta (Carter, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon rubens (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon rubida Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon rubiginosa Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon rudis Pulitzer-Finali, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon spiculosa (Dendy, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon spinosa Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon strongylata Pulitzer-Finali, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon subcylindrica (Dendy, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon sulcata Fromont, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon tenera (Thiele, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon texotli Cruz-Barraza & Carballo, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon trindanea (Ristau, 1978)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon viridis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon zamboangae (Lévi, 1961)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon arborescens (Lamarck, 1814) sensu Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon compressa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon aurantiaca (Lendenfeld, 1887) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallyspongia aurantiaca (Lendenfeld, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon excelsa (Schmidt, 1870) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsodictya palmata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon ferox Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEctyoplasia ferox (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon nolitangere Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeofibularia nolitangere (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon rustica (Schmidt, 1868) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachychalina rustica Schmidt, 1868
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon terpenensis Fromont, 1993 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPipestela terpenensis (Fromont, 1993)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon validissima (Thiele, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasychalina validissima (Thiele, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon variabilis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea variabilis (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sponge Barcoding Database (Amphimedon sp. 881) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Amphimedon compressa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
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Amphimedon compressa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 orig.
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Amphimedon compressa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 detail of surface
Amphimedon compressa D...
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:166654
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2007-11-05 18:27:09Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Amphimedon 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. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=166654 on 2014-11-29
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