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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymedesmia canadensis Ginn, Logan, Thomas & van Soest, 1998 
AphiaID: 191836

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 editorPoecilosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxillina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymedesmiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymedesmia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymedesmia canadensis (Species)
Status alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymedesmia (Hymedesmia) canadensis Ginn, Logan, Thomas & van Soest, 1998
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymedesmia Bowerbank, 1864
Source  original description Ginn, B.K.; Logan, A.; Thomas, M.L.H.; Van Soest, R.W.M. 1998. Hymedesmia canadensis (Porifera: Poecilosclerida), a new species among new geographical records from the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of the Marine Biological Association U.K. 78: 1093-1100. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Canada [details]
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [details]
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet suspension feeding. Captures minute particles of food on their collars and ingesting them. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators generally for group, most predators (crabs and other invertebrates), find sponges distasteful either because of a presumably offensive odor or because of their spicules. Predators do include littorinid snails and nudibranchs. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Asexual reproduction by buds and gemmules and sexual reproduction (internally) by eggs and sperm; free-swimming cilated larvae (in general, most species are believed to be hermaphroditic but may not produce male and female gametes simultaneously). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Canada (East) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:191836
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-03-25 18:10:05Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2007-05-12 17:06:46Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Hymedesmia canadensis Ginn, Logan, Thomas & van Soest, 1998. 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=191836 on 2014-11-23
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