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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas retiara Dendy, 1916 
AphiaID: 192407

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongionella retiara (Dendy, 1916)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas Dendy, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongionella Bowerbank, 1862
Sources  original description Dendy, A. 1916a. Report on the non-Calcareous Sponges collected by Mr. James Hornell at Okhamandal in Kattiawar in 1905-6. Report to the Government of Baroda on the Marine Zoology of Okhamandal in Kattiawar 2: 93-146, pls I-IV. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmani Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From regional or thematic species database
India
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorOkhamandal [details]
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAldabra [details]
Saudi Arabia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCoast of Arabia [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1920.12.9.46, locality Western India (India, Gujarat, Kattiawar, Okhmandal (Okhamadhi)) [details]
Feedingtype  filter feeder [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:192407
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-11-07 07:59:13Z  changed  Nsiangango, Silvi Edith
2010-05-30 09:12:59Z  checked  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Megalopastas retiara Dendy, 1916. 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=192407 on 2014-09-22
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