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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella inconstans (Dendy, 1887) 
AphiaID: 220442

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 editorSpirastrellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia inconstans (Dendy, 1887)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella Schmidt, 1868
Sources  original description Dendy, A. 1887a. The Sponge-fauna of Madras. A Report on a Collectionof Sponges obtained in the Neighbourhood of Madras by EdgarThurston, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 20(117):153-165, pls IX-XII. [details] [full text]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella inconstans var. digitata (Dendy, 1887) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia inconstans var. digitata (Dendy, 1887)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern India [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMahe Island [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Kenya Banks [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorShelly Beach (Mombasa) [details]
Kenya
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMombasa [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorShimoni [details]
Madagascar
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTuléar [details]
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorParadise Islands [details]
Mozambique Channel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorInhaca Island [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMambone Islands [details]
Red Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEntedebir [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEritrean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRed Sea [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDelagoa [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMadagascan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
India
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMuttom [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Misspelled as S. inconstant by Levi (1961). [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpecimen Reg. No 1578,1579, 1582, 1586 and 1598
M.R.A.C. no 559 (2 specimens), 554 (2 specimens), 552, 564 B (2 specimens), 550 (5 specimens [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpecimen M.R.A.C. no 517 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220442
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1997-10-08 23:59:34Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2006-08-26 16:44:04Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2008-05-19 18:39:21Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spirastrella inconstans (Dendy, 1887). 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=220442 on 2014-04-20
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