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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiculina ficus (Johnston, 1842) 
AphiaID: 196496

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 editorSuberitidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiculina (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites ficus (Johnston, 1842)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiculina Gray, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites Nardo, 1833
Sources  original description Johnston, G. 1842. A History of British Sponges and Lithophytes.(W.H. Lizars: Edinburgh): i-xii, 1-264, pls I-XXV. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
France
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of France [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Mediterranean part] [details]
Monaco
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonaco [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSenegalese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Spain
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Spain [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (44 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This is probably not Alcyonium ficus Pallas, 1766, nor Linnaeus, 1767. The earliest recognizable sponge with the name ficus is Halichondria ficus Johnston, 1842. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196496
Taxonomic
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2006-01-17 18:41:33Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Ficulina ficus (Johnston, 1842). 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=196496 on 2014-08-27
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