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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetromica massalis Dendy, 1905 
AphiaID: 171101

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 editor'Lithistida' (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmanthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetromica (Genus)
Status alternate representation (subgenus assignment and rank elevation)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetromica (Petromica) massalis Dendy, 1905
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetromica Topsent, 1898
Sources  original description Dendy, A. 1905. Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI. In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3(Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London). [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAndaman and Nicobar Islands [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSri Lankan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1907.2.1.19, locality Sri Lanka (W coast Gulf of Manaar, Galle) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:171101
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2006-11-26 19:37:59Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2009-03-30 10:28:24Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Petromica massalis Dendy, 1905. 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=171101 on 2014-07-14
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