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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium vesparium Lamarck, 1815 
AphiaID: 189897

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 editorTethyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia vesparium (Lamarck, 1815)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia Marshall, 1892
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium sensu Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya Lamarck, 1815
Sources  original description Lamarck, J.B.P. De Monet, Comte De 1815 [1814]. Suite des polypiers empâtés. Mémoires du Muséum d’Histoire naturelle, Paris 1: 69-80, 162-168, 331-340. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN LBIM DT 3419, locality Greater Antilles ('Antilles') [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications) 
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Antilles, based on examination of original labels (see Topsent,1933), although Lamarck believed his specimens came from either South Africa or the Indian Ocean. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:189897
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-06 19:07:48Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Alcyonium vesparium. 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=189897 on 2014-07-28
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