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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia murrayi Burton, 1959 
AphiaID: 170650

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia murrayi (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia Bowerbank, 1864
Source  original description Burton, M. 1959a. Sponges. Pp. 151-281. In: Scientific Reports. John Murray Expedition, 1933-34. 10(5). [(British Museum (Natural History): London]). [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Aden [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaldives [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMaldives Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1936.3.4.305, locality Maldives (Maldive Area, stat. 157, bottom coral rock) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170650
Taxonomic
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2009-06-04 18:44:38Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Polymastia murrayi Burton, 1959. 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=170650 on 2014-12-25
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