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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas erectus Row, 1911 
AphiaID: 192405

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 editorDendroceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyodendrillidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas erectus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelonaplysilla erecta (Row, 1911)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas Dendy, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongionella Bowerbank, 1862
Source  original description Row, R.W.H. (1911). Reports on the Marine Biology of the Sudanese Red Sea, from Collections made by Cyril Crossland, M.A., B.Sc., F.Z.S. XIX. Report on the Sponges collected by Mr. Cyril Crossland in 1904-5. Part II. Non-Calcarea. Journal of the Linnean Society. Zoology. 31 (208): 287-400, pls 35-41. [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Sudanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Red Sea [details]
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSudanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Sudanese Red Sea [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:192405
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-07-21 10:50:59Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Megalopastas erectus Row, 1911. 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=192405 on 2014-12-27
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