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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus simplex (Carter, 1879) 
AphiaID: 169793

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 editorAstrophorida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncorinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus Sollas, 1888
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus Sollas, 1888
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus simplex f. pyriformis Wilson, 1925 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellettinopsis simplex Carter, 1879 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Carter, H.J. 1879b. Contributions to our Knowledge of the Spongida. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 3: 284-304, 343-360,pls XXV-XXVII. [details] [full text]

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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus simplex f. pyriformis Wilson, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus simplex (Carter, 1879)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Australia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Australia [details]
China
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHong Kong [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbados Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Philippines [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeeuwin [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern China [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThree Kings-North Cape (inaccurate[details]
From regional or thematic species database
Kenya
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMombasa (inaccurate[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRas Iwetine (inaccurate[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorShimoni (inaccurate[details]
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (0 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:169793
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2005-12-10 14:51:11Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-05-02 17:49:55Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2008-06-29 17:47:26Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Asteropus simplex (Carter, 1879). 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=169793 on 2014-09-02
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