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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia dichotoma Linnaeus, 1767 
AphiaID: 193593

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 editorDictyoceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntho (Antho) dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1767)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia Linnaeus, 1759
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 2): 533-1327, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [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 editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (41 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy De Weerdt (1986) described a specimen from the ZMUC collection labelled Spongia dichotoma, which she suggested could be Linnaeus' type. It conformed to Haliclona (Haliclona) oculata. However, the locality of the specimen was Newport, Rhode Island, while Linnaeus' specimens was quoted (on p. 1299) to be from Norway. This information was attributed to Gunnerus, 1768. In fact, the Animal Base website, quotes Gunnerus as the original author of Spongia dichotoma. [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Europe [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:193593
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-11 18:33:49Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2012-05-30 08:19:14Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia dichotoma Linnaeus, 1767. 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=193593 on 2014-10-23
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