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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia Kent, 1871 
AphiaID: 170746

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 editorSuberitidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia verticillata Kent, 1871 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberitidae Schmidt, 1870
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectodendron Lendenfeld, 1888 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Kent, W. Saville 1871. On a new Genus of Sponges from North Australia. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: 615-616, pl. XLVIII. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia amplexa Fromont, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia biflabellata Fromont, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia elegans (Lendenfeld, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia pennatula (Lamarck, 1814)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia perfoliata (Lamarck, 1814)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia plicata Kent, 1871
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia reticulata Fromont, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia venosa Fromont, 1998

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia verticillata Kent, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulospongia perfoliata (Lamarck, 1814)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Burton (1930d) assigned Caulospongia plicata as type species of the genus, but he overlooked that earlier, Hallmann, 1914 had already assigned Caulospongia verticillata as type species. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170746
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2006-08-31 17:38:30Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Caulospongia Kent, 1871. 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.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=170746 on 2014-08-29
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