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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella Hallmann, 1920 
AphiaID: 167430

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 editorPoecilosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocionina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcarnidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphilectus pilosus Ridley & Dendy, 1886 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcarnidae Dendy, 1922
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxichela de Laubenfels, 1936 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Hallmann, E.F. 1920. New Genera of Monaxonid Sponges related to the Genus Clathria. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New SouthWales 44(4): 767-792, pls XXXVI-XL. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella anisochela Lehnert, Stone & Heimler, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella annectens (Ridley & Dendy, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella fragilis (Koltun, 1955)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella incrustans van Soest, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella microtoxa (Dickinson, 1945)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella ochotensis (Koltun, 1959)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella pilosa (Ridley & Dendy, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella spirinae (Koltun, 1958)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella tawiensis (Wilson, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella tibiellifera (Ridley, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella topsenti (Burton, 1932)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaciella zenkevitchi (Koltun, 1958)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:167430
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2005-07-15 06:59:14Z  changed  Espinel, Nadjejda
2008-11-09 12:33:14Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Megaciella Hallmann, 1920. 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=167430 on 2014-07-13
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