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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia vagabunda (Ridley, 1884) 
AphiaID: 170563

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia Marshall, 1892
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthosigmella vagabunda Ridley, 1884 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella cylindrica Kieschnick, 1896 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda Ridley, 1884 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. fungoides Dendy, 1905 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. gallensis Dendy, 1905 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. tubulodigitata Dendy, 1905 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Sources  original description Ridley, S.O. 1884a. Spongiida. Pp. 366-482, pls 39-43; 582-630, pls 53-54. In: Report on the Zoological Collections made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean during the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Alert’, 1881-2. (British Museum (Natural History): London). [details] [full text]

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia vagabunda var. arabica (Topsent, 1893)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia vagabunda var. trincomaliensis (Ridley, 1884)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Coral Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreat Barrier Reef [details]
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAliwal Shoal [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Sri Lanka
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSri Lanka [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentral and Southern Great Barrier Reef [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast African Coral Coast [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalmahera [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalau Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth India and Sri Lanka [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Caroline Islands [details]
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnakao [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorQuirimba Archipelago [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAustralian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (8 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sponge Barcoding Database (Spheciospongia vagabunda) 
Note 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Steep-sided cone, up to 20 cm wide, 12 cm high and surrounded by shorter, rounded projections, or small cones, 1-4 cm high, separated over substrate; base excavates coral rubble; surface undulating; bright orange brown or deep purplish-brown. Habitat: shallow lagoonal reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170563
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2010-06-04 08:55:02Z  checked  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spheciospongia vagabunda (Ridley, 1884). 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=170563 on 2014-09-22
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