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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale contax (Dickinson, 1945) 
AphiaID: 192520

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 editorMycalina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycalidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale (Genus)
Status alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale (Carmia) contax (Dickinson, 1945)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale Gray, 1867
Source  original description Dickinson, M.G. 1945. Sponges of the Gulf of California. Pp. 1-55, pls1-97. In: Reports on the collections obtained by Alan Hancock Pacific Expeditions of Velero III off the coast of Mexico, Central America, South America, and Galapagos Islands in 1932, in 1933, in 1934, in 1935, in 1936, in 1937, in 1939, and 1940. The University of Southern California Press, Los Angeles. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMexican part of the North Pacific Ocean [details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality California [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:192520
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-07-19 10:21:28Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2010-10-23 15:11:49Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Mycale contax (Dickinson, 1945). 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=192520 on 2014-08-22
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