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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas Dendy, 1905 
AphiaID: 184787

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 editorKeratosa (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendroceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyodendrillidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongionella Bowerbank, 1862
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas pulvilla Dendy, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongionella pulvilla (Dendy, 1905) (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyodendrillidae Bergquist, 1980
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas Dendy, 1905
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).
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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas arenifibrosa Dendy & Frederick, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLendenfeldia plicata (Esper, 1794)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas elegans sensu Dendy, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyodendrilla dendyi Bergquist, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas erectus Row, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelonaplysilla erecta (Row, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas nigra (Dendy, 1889) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongionella nigra Dendy, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas pulvilla Dendy, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongionella pulvilla (Dendy, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas retiara Dendy, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongionella retiara (Dendy, 1916)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:184787
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Date   action   by
2005-12-12 17:12:35Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-02-01 19:04:21Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2017-01-11 10:41:29Z  changed  Boury-Esnault, Nicole
  
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  Citation: Boury-Esnault, N.; van Soest, R. (2017). Megalopastas. 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.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L. (2017). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=184787 on 2017-05-30
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