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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia maeandria Wilson, 1904 
AphiaID: 170645

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 editorPolymastiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia Bowerbank, 1864
Source  original description Wilson, H.V. 1904. Reports on an Exploration off the West Coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and off the Galapagos Islands, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer 'Albatross' during 1891, Lieut. Commander Z.L. Tanner, U.S.S., commanding. XXX. The Sponges. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 30 (1): 1-164, pls. 1-26. [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Galapagos Islands [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGalapagos Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Galapagos Islands [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170645
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2010-05-31 13:43:21Z  checked  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Polymastia maeandria. 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=170645 on 2014-10-24
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