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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia lesleighae Helmy, El Serehy, Mohamed & van Soest, 2004 
AphiaID: 193795

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia lesleighae (Species)
Status alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) lesleighae Helmy, El Serehy, Mohamed & van Soest, 2004
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia Linnaeus, 1759
Source  original description Helmy, T.; El Serehy, H.; Mohamed, S.Z.; Van Soest, R.W.M. 2004. Description and classification of dictyoceratid sponges from the northern Red Sea. Beaufortia 54 (6): 81-91. [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Red Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgyptian part of the Red Sea [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMA Por. 17350, locality Egyptian part of the Red Sea (Gulf of Aqaba, El Rowaisia) [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Spongia lesleighae holotype
Spongia lesleighae hol...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:193795
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-05-21 09:20:31Z  checked  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia lesleighae Helmy, El Serehy, Mohamed & van Soest, 2004. 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=193795 on 2014-12-25
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