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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cometes Schmidt, 1879 
AphiaID: 194377

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 editorHadromerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicometes cometes (Schmidt, 1879)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya Lamarck, 1815
Sources  original description Schmidt, O. 1879. Die Spongien des Meerbusen von Mexico (Und des caraibischen Meeres). Abtheilung I. Heft I. Pp. 1-32, pls I-IV. In:Reports on the dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, by the USCSS ‘Blake’. (Gustav Fischer: Jena). [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the Gulf of Mexico [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1939.2.10.38, BMNH 1870.5.3.98 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Gulf of Mexico [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:194377
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-05-24 18:09:26Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Tethya cometes Schmidt, 1879. 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=194377 on 2014-09-30
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