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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia purpurea Whitfield, 1901 
AphiaID: 191640

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 editorIrciniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale (Arenochalina) laxissima (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHircinia Nardo, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrcinia Nardo, 1833
Source  original description Whitfield, R.P. (1901). Notice of a new sponge from Bermuda and of some other forms from the Bahamas. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 14: 47-50; pls I-V (look up in IMIS[details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Bahamas
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBahamas [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AMNH 106 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AMNH 106, locality Bahamian (Bahamas, New Providence Island, Nassau Harbor) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:191640
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-12-12 18:42:22Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2007-05-31 06:53:17Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Hircinia purpurea. 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=191640 on 2014-09-03
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