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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon complanata (Duchassaing, 1850) 
AphiaID: 166665

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 Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona (Amphimedon) complanata (Duchassaing, 1850) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachychalina variabilis Dendy, 1887 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia complanata Duchassaing, 1850 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia fusca Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia manus Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Sources  original description Duchassaing De Fonbressin, P. 1850. Animaux radiaires des Antilles. (Plon Frères:Paris): 1-35, pls 1-2. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Bahamas
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBahamas [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaint Martin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGuadeloupe and Martinique Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United States
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaint Thomas [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBahamian [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Caribbean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern Gulf of Mexico [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico and Virgin Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTortola [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVirgin Islands [details]
From other sources
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVirgin Islands [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype [from synonym] ZMA Por. 02086, locality Eastern Caribbean (Virgin Islands, Saint Thomas) [view taxon]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype [from synonym] MSNT Por. 113, locality Eastern Caribbean (Saint Martin) [view taxon]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Spongia complanata Duchassaing, 1850
Spongia complanata Duc...
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Spongia fusca lectotype specimen
Spongia fusca lectotyp...
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Spongia manus lectotype specimen
Spongia manus lectotyp...
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Spongia manus paralectotype specimen
Spongia manus paralect...
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:166665
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2007-11-07 16:39:10Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Amphimedon complanata (Duchassaing, 1850). 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=166665 on 2014-08-02
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