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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona affinis Carter, 1880 
AphiaID: 192438

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 editorMicrocionina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocioninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Microciona) affinis (Carter, 1880)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona Bowerbank, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Microciona) Bowerbank, 1862
Sources  original description Carter, H.J. 1880b. Report on Specimens dredged up from the Gulf of Manaar and presented to the Liverpool Free Museum by Capt.W.H. Cawne Warren. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 6(31):35-61, pls IV-VI; 129-156, pls VII, VIII. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
South Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamibian Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Arabian Sea [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1936.3.4.597, locality Gulf of Mannar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype The BMNH holotype is a fragment of the original material in th Liverpool Free Museum which was destroyed during World War II.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:192438
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-06-21 17:20:31Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Microciona affinis Carter, 1880. 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=192438 on 2014-10-24
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