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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylotella aurantium Kelly-Borges & Bergquist, 1988 
AphiaID: 194119

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 editorHalichondrida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylotella (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylissa massa (Carter, 1887)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylotella Lendenfeld, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymeniacidon Bowerbank, 1858
Sources  original description Kelly-Borges, M.; Bergquist, P.R. 1988. Sponges from Motupore Island, Papua New Guinea. Indo-Malayan Zoology 5: 121-159.
page(s): 132 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormango sponge  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorQuirimba Archipelago [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPapua New Guinean 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 editorDescription Multilobed, erect club-shaped sponge, up to 30 cm high and 20 cm wide, often narrower around the base than at central or higher portions of the body. Surface fleshy with low, sharp, soft conules. Internal texture resembles mango flesh. Oscules apical with a delicate membrane. Colour brilliant golden orange. Habitat: shallow fringing reefs and lagoons. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Papua New Guinea [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:194119
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-08-29 13:07:36Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Stylotella aurantium Kelly-Borges & Bergquist, 1988. 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=194119 on 2014-09-20
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