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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippospongia metachromia de Laubenfels, 1954 
AphiaID: 191598

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 editorDictyoceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippospongia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylospongia metachromia (de Laubenfels, 1954)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippospongia Schulze, 1879
Sources  original description De Laubenfels, M.W. (1954). The sponges of the West-Central Pacific. Oregon State Monographs. Studies in Zoology 7: i-x, 1-306. [details]

new combination reference Cook, S.D.C.; Bergquist, P.R. 2002. Family Thorectidae Bergquist, 1978. Pp. 1028-1050. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalau Islands [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 23123, locality West Caroline Islands (Palau Islands, Koror Island, NW part of lagoon) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Hippospongia metachromia
Hippospongia metachromia
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:191598
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-04-02 15:32:26Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Hippospongia metachromia 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.; 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=191598 on 2014-10-01
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