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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthella carteri Dendy, 1889 
AphiaID: 189847

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 editorHalichondrida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyonellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthella (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylissa carteri (Dendy, 1889)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthella Schmidt, 1862
Sources  original description Dendy, A. 1889. Report on a Second Collection of Sponges from the Gulf of Manaar. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 3: 73-99,pls III-V. [details] [full text]

source of synonymy Thomas, P.A. 1973a. Marine Demospongiae of Mahe Island in the Seychelles Bank (Indian Ocean). Annales du Musée royal de l’Afrique centrale. Série in 8vo. Sciences zoologiques (203): 1-96, pls 1-8. (look up in IMIS[details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAldabra [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndian Ocean [details]
Madagascar
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTuléar [details]
Red Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRed Sea [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMahe Island [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype BMNH 1889.1.21.53, locality Gulf of Mannar [details]

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Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Thomas (1973) had Acanthella carteri Dendy, 1889 as a synonym of Axinella carteri (Dendy, 1889). Acanthella carteri here is considered a species of Stylissa carteri (Dictyonellidae). These records need to be compared for validity. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Gulf of Mannar, India [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Lectotype, BMNH 1889.1.21.53
Lectotype, BMNH 1889.1...
(Specimen) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:189847
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-08-17 17:34:12Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Acanthella carteri Dendy, 1889. 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=189847 on 2014-09-21
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