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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenospongia Gray, 1858 
AphiaID: 171011

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenospongia patelliformis Gray, 1858 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyidae Gray, 1848
Sources  original description Gray, J.E. 1858c. Description of a new genus of sponge (Xenospongia) from Torres Strait. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1858: 229-230, pl. 12. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenospongia patelliformis Gray, 1858
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:171011
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2009-07-28 06:30:21Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Xenospongia Gray, 1858. 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=171011 on 2014-10-21
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