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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucetta floridana (Haeckel, 1872) 
AphiaID: 174278

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcarea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathrinida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucettidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucetta (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucetta Haeckel, 1872
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphoriscus floridanus Haeckel, 1872 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDyssycus floridanus Haeckel, 1872 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucaltis floridana Haeckel, 1872 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucaltis floridana var. impura Haeckel, 1872 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucaltis floridana var. pura Haeckel, 1872 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipostomella floridana Haeckel, 1872 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Haeckel, E. 1872b. Die Kalkschwämme. Eine Monographie in zwei Bänden Text und einem Atlas mit 60 Tafeln Abbildungen. (G. Reimer:Berlin): (1: 1-484) 2: 1-418 (3: pls 1-60). [details] [full text]

redescription Valderrama,D.; Rossi, A.L.; Solé-Cava,A.M.; Rapp, H.T.; Klautau, M. 2009. Revalidation of Leucetta floridana (Haeckel, 1872) (Porifera, Calcarea): a widespread species in the tropical western Atlantic. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 157: 1-16 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Florida [details]
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloridian [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRio Grande do Norte [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Atlantic [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the Gulf of Mexico [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (20 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo The Sponge Guide 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdditional information Leucaltis floridana, Haeckel 1872: 144; Dyssycus floridanus Haeckel, 1872: 144; Lipostomella floridana Haeckel 1872: 144; Amphoriscus floridanus Haeckel 1872: 144; Leucaltis pura Haeckel 1872: 144; Leucaltis impura Haeckel 1872: 144; Leucilla floridana, Jenkin 1908: 453 (to be verified sensu Borojevic & Klautau 2000); Leucetta floridana, Dendy & Row 1913: 734 (generic reallocation), de Laubenfels 1950: 146; Burton 1963: 46 (proposed as junior synonym of L. microraphis Haeckel, 1872); Leucetta microraphis Tanita 1942: 111; Leucetta microraphis Borojevic & Peixinho 1976: 1003 (Leucetta floridana after Borojevic & Klautau 2000); Leucetta aff. floridana, Lehnert & van Soest 1998: 99; Leucetta sp., Moraes et al. 2003: 117.

All these specimens are Leucetta floridana according to Lanna et al., 2009. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Leucetta floridana in vivo (Brazil, Rio Grande do Norte state)
Leucetta floridana in ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174278
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-14 06:54:12Z  created  Amelinckx, Simon
2005-12-17 11:44:10Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-01-29 10:42:16Z  changed  Klautau, Michelle
2011-06-09 17:16:32Z  changed  Klautau, Michelle
  
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  Citation: Klautau, M. (2014). Leucetta floridana (Haeckel, 1872). 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=174278 on 2014-08-23
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