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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona wallichii (Carter, 1874) 
AphiaID: 170397

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 editorThoosidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona wallichii (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona Carter, 1879
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGummina wallichii Carter, 1874 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Carter, H.J. 1874a. Descriptions and Figures of Deep-sea Sponges and their Spicules from the Atlantic Ocean, dredged up on board H.M.S.‘Porcupine’, chiefly in 1869; with Figures and Descriptions of some remarkable Spicules from the Agulhas Shoal and Colon, Panama. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 14 (79): 207-221, 245-257, pls.XIII-XV. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Agulhas Bank [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgulhas Bank [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSea of Japan/East Sea [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Agulhas Shoal [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170397
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2006-10-14 18:05:59Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2012-08-15 11:46:16Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Alectona wallichii (Carter, 1874). 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.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=170397 on 2014-12-26
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