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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAaptos chromis de Laubenfels, 1954 
AphiaID: 189795

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 editorHadromerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberitidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAaptos (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAaptos suberitoides (Brøndsted, 1934)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAaptos Gray, 1867
Source  original description Laubenfels, M.W. De 1954a. The Sponges of the West-Central Pacific. Oregon State Monographs. Studies in Zoology 7: i-x, 1-306,pls I-XII. [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Tanzania
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast Caroline Islands [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 23086, locality East Caroline Islands (Chuuk (Truk), Lemotol Bay, Truk lagoon) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution East Pacific Ocean SE Asia, Indian Ocean [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Potato-shaped, 2-10 cm long and wide, free-living or attached basally to rubble; irregularity lumpy, oscules on low bumps, 4-5 mm diameter; woody, incompressible, sandpaper feel; exterior golden brown mottled with green, bright yellow interior, darkens in air. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Shallow sandy seagrass beds. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Palau Islands [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Aaptos chromis de Laubenfels, 1954
Aaptos chromis de Laub...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:189795
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-08-29 13:07:36Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Aaptos chromis de Laubenfels, 1954. 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=189795 on 2014-07-23
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