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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon compressa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 
AphiaID: 166666

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
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona (Amphimedon) Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon arborescens (Lamarck, 1814) sensu Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon arborescens var. ensiformis Duchassing & Michelotti, 1864 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinella nanaspiculata Hartman, 1955 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona (Amphimedon) compressa (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona rubens (sensu Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) (genus transfer and synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachychalina rubens (Pallas, 1766) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia arborescens var. Lamarck, 1814 (genus transfer and homonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia rubens sensu Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (genus transfer and 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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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Virgin Islands [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Caribbean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Caribbean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Gulf of Mexico [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthwestern Caribbean [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 editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexican Exclusive Economic Zone [Caribbean part] [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHispaniola [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVirgin Islands [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype ZMA Por. 00863, locality Eastern Caribbean (U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (15 nucleotides; 38 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sponge Barcoding Database (Amphimedon compressa) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sponge Barcoding Database (Amphimedon compressa) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sponge Barcoding Database (Amphimedon compressa) 
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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality St.Thomas [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Amphimedon compressa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:166666
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2007-08-10 14:08:54Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Amphimedon compressa 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=166666 on 2014-09-18
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