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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachiaster Wilson, 1925 
AphiaID: 170231

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 editorPachastrellidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachiaster simplex Wilson, 1925 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachastrellidae Carter, 1875
Sources  original description Wilson, H.V. 1925. Silicious and horny sponges collected by the U.S. Fisheries Steamer ‘Albatross’ during the Philippine Expedition,1907-10. Pp. 273-532, pls 37-52. In: Contributions to the biology of the Philippine Archipelago and adjacent regions. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 100(2, part 4). [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachiaster claudelevii Pisera & Bitner, 2007 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachiaster simplex Wilson, 1925
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType specimen USNM. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170231
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2006-08-28 10:18:39Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-03 19:03:13Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Brachiaster Wilson, 1925. 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=170231 on 2014-04-20
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