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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya seychellensis (Wright, 1881) 
AphiaID: 170991

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 editorTethyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya Lamarck, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlemo seychellensis Wright, 1881 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDonatia seychellensis (Wright, 1881) (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Wright, E.P. (1881). On a new genus and species of a sponge (Alemo seychellensis) with supposed heteromorphic zooids. Trans.Irish Academy 28: 13-20, pl. I (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea (inaccurate[details]
Colombia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColombia (inaccurate[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico (inaccurate[details]
Jamaica
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica (inaccurate[details]
Oman
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOman [details]
Panama
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanama (inaccurate[details]
Venezuela
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentral and Southern Great Barrier Reef [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCocos-Keeling/Christmas Island [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast African Coral Coast [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaudi Arabian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSociety Islands [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSoutheast Papua New Guinea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Red Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Arabian Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern India [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Kenya
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMombasa [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNyali [details]
Madagascar
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTuléar [details]
Red Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCundabilu [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLanding Bay [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndo-Pacific [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychellois Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnakao [details]
Mozambique Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorInhaca Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorQuirimba Archipelago [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Records of the species from the Caribbean region are suspected to be incorrect. [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpecimen Landing bay E62/254: 14 march.E62/347; 348; 349:11 March; E62/2083: 19 March; E62/2190:2198: 21 march [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Spherical, spikey, with a deep red exterior (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170991
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2006-09-23 11:59:15Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Tethya seychellensis (Wright, 1881). 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=170991 on 2014-09-22
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