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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthotetilla Burton, 1959 
AphiaID: 171277

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 editorSpirophorida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetillidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthotetilla hemisphaerica Burton, 1959 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetillidae Sollas, 1886
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocinachyra Lévi, 1964 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Burton, M. 1959a. Sponges. Pp. 151-281. In: Scientific Reports. John Murray Expedition, 1933-34. 10(5). [(British Museum (Natural History): London]). [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthotetilla celebensis de Voogd & van Soest, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthotetilla enigmatica (Lévi, 1964)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthotetilla gorgonosclera van Soest, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthotetilla hemisphaerica Burton, 1959
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthotetilla rocasensis Peixinho, Fernandez, Oliveira, Caires & Hajdu, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthotetilla seychellensis (Thomas, 1973)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthotetilla walteri Peixinho, Fernandez, Oliveira, Caires & Hajdu, 2007
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Remarkably, Burton (1959a) defined this genus as lacking sigmaspires, but the type species (and indeed all other species of the genus) have abundant sigmaspires. [details]
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Acanthotetilla hemisphaerica
Acanthotetilla hemisph...
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Acanthotetilla hemisphaerica spicules
Acanthotetilla hemisph...
[image from typetaxon]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:171277
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2006-09-24 13:55:54Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Acanthotetilla Burton, 1959. 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=171277 on 2014-08-23
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