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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia crustosa Bösraug, 1913 
AphiaID: 170115

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 editorGeodiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia Lamarck, 1815
Sources  original description Bösraug, E. 1913. Die Tetractinelliden. pp. 231-251. In Voeltzkow, A., Reise in Östafrika in den Jahren 1903-1905 mit Mitteln der Herman und Elise geb. Heckmann Wentzel-Stiftung ausgefuhrt von Alfred Voeltzkow. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Tanzania
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast African Coral Coast [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSoutheast Madagascar [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChumbe Island [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMalindi [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorQuirimba Archipelago [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: Patches 4-5 cm wide, 5-10 mm thick with punctured surface and slightly raised oscules, 2-3 mm diameter. Fleshy with thin, crunchy, detachable skin, granular texture ; exterior dark brown, interior fawn. Habitat: intertidal shaded overhangs, coral boulders (Richmond, 1997) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality E Madagascar [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170115
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2010-02-12 09:19:42Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Geodia crustosa Bösraug, 1913. 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=170115 on 2014-07-13
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