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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria distorta Bowerbank, 1866 
AphiaID: 191464

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 editorHalichondriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria distorta (Species)
Status alternate representation (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinella dissimilis (Bowerbank, 1866)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria Fleming, 1828
Source  original description Bowerbank, J.S. 1866a. A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. (look up in IMIS[details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Technically, this name has page priority over Isodictya dissimilis Bowerbank, 1866 (now Axinella dissimilis), but it may be suppressed as a forgotten name. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Great Britain [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:191464
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-11-28 13:22:27Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2007-09-07 19:12:58Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Halichondria distorta Bowerbank, 1866. 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.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=191464 on 2014-12-25
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