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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphlitaspongia dichotoma Lévi, 1963 
AphiaID: 192749

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 editorOphlitaspongiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphlitaspongia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoclathria dichotoma (Lévi, 1963)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphlitaspongia Bowerbank, 1866
Sources  original description Lévi, C. 1963. Spongiaires d’Afrique du Sud. (1) Poecilosclérides.Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 37(1): 1-72, pls I-X. [details]

new combination reference Hooper, J.N.A. 1996a. Revision of Microcionidae (Porifera: Poecilosclerida: Demospongiae), with description of Australian species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 40: 1-626. [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:192749
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-10-29 18:47:08Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Ophlitaspongia dichotoma Lévi, 1963. 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=192749 on 2014-07-13
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