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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAciculites geminum (Schmidt, 1879) 
AphiaID: 171176

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 editorScleritodermidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAciculites (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiphonidium geminum (Schmidt, 1879)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAciculites Schmidt, 1879
Sources  original description Schmidt, O. 1879. Die Spongien des Meerbusen von Mexico (Und des caraibischen Meeres). Abtheilung I. Heft I. Pp. 1-32, pls I-IV. In:Reports on the dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, by the USCSS ‘Blake’. (Gustav Fischer: Jena). [details] [full text]

source of synonymy Van Soest, R.W.M.; Stentoft, N. 1988. Barbados Deep-Water Sponges. In: Hummelinck, P.W. & Van der Steen, L.J. (Eds), Uitgaven van de Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen. No. 122. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao andother Caribbean Islands, 70(215): 1-175. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Sollas (1888) and Pisera & Lévi (2002) associate Tremaulidium geminum with Siphonidium, while Van Soest & Stentoft (1988) suggest it could be an Aciculites. Neither assignments are well-based and the species is unrecognizable and incertae sedis. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:171176
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2006-12-06 20:21:40Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Aciculites geminum (Schmidt, 1879). 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=171176 on 2014-08-28
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