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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia discus Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 
AphiaID: 193780

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
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) obliqua Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia Linnaeus, 1759
Sources  original description Duchassaing De Fonbressin, P.; Michelotti, G. 1864. Spongiaires de la mer Caraïbe. Natuurkundige verhandelingen van de Hollandsche maatschappij der wetenschappen te Haarlem 21(2): 1-124, pls I-XXV. [details] [full text]

redescription Van Soest, R.W.M. 1978. Marine sponges from Curaçao and other Caribbean localities. Part I. Keratosa. In: Hummelinck, P.W. & Van der Steen, L.J. (Eds), Uitgaven van de Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen. No. 94. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands 56 (179): 1–94. [details] [full text]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia discus var. anomala Hyatt, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) obliqua Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia discus var. auklinensis Hyatt, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) obliqua Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia discus var. ligneaformis Hyatt, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) obliqua Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia discus var. nicholsoni Hyatt, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) nicholsoni Hyatt, 1877
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVirgin Islands part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico and Virgin Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype ZMA Por. 02077, locality Greater Antilles (Virgin Islands, Vieques) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Spongia discus lectotype specimen
Spongia discus lectoty...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:193780
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-06-08 07:47:58Z  checked  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia discus Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864. 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=193780 on 2014-08-29
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