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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia globularis (Dendy, 1922) 
AphiaID: 170536

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 editorHadromerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClionaidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia globularis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia Marshall, 1892
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella globularis Dendy, 1922 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Dendy, A. 1922b. Report on the Sigmatotetraxonida collected by H.M.S.‘Sealark’ in the Indian Ocean. Pp. 1-164, pls 1-18. In: Reports of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, Volume 7. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2), 18(1). [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 Ile du Coin [details]
From editor or global species database
Seychelles
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAliwal Shoal [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKosi Bay [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Base buried in muddy sand, edges raised into a meandering moat, 15-30 cm wide; globes, 2-3 cm wide, raised on stalks on surface, "pinched" off dispersal; stiff, woody, velvety; deep green with golden brown and maroon patches. Habitat: sandy mudflats lining mangrove channels. Distribution: SE Asia (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Coin Peros;Indian Ocean [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170536
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2005-09-09 16:45:37Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-05-19 18:39:21Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spheciospongia globularis. 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=170536 on 2014-11-28
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