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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma Kirkpatrick, 1903 
AphiaID: 171186

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma hirsutum Kirkpatrick, 1903 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleritodermidae Sollas, 1888
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeliscothon sensu Döderlein, 1884 (misidentification)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaprobane Dendy, 1905 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Kirkpatrick, R. 1903a. Descriptions of South African Sponges. Part II.Marine Investigations in South Africa 2(14): 171-180, pl. IV. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma chonelleides (Döderlein, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma herdmani (Dendy, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma hirsutum Kirkpatrick, 1903
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma lamina Perez, Vacelet, Bitar & Zibrowius, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma novaezelandiae Kelly, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma spirophora (Lévi, 1960)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma stoneae Lévi & Lévi, 1983

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma stonea Lévi & Lévi, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroscleroderma stoneae Lévi & Lévi, 1983
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNatal [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:171186
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2006-11-15 07:57:37Z  changed  Samaai, Toufiek
2006-12-06 20:21:40Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Microscleroderma Kirkpatrick, 1903. 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=171186 on 2014-07-26
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