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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella cuspidifera (Lamarck, 1815) 
AphiaID: 220443

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella cuspidifera (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCervicornia cuspidifera (Lamarck, 1815)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella Schmidt, 1868
Sources  original description Lamarck, J.B.P. De Monet, Comte De 1815 [1814]. Suite des polypiers empâtés. Mémoires du Muséum d’Histoire naturelle, Paris 1: 69-80, 162-168, 331-340. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Australia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralia (inaccurate[details]
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Ocean (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMahe Island (inaccurate[details]
Red Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacific Ocean (inaccurate[details]
From regional or thematic species database
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMahe Island (inaccurate[details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Since Lamarck's type was of unknown origin, the species was recorded from Indo-Pacific localities, but this is unlikely to be correct. [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpecimen Museum Tervuren, reg. No 1564, 1570, 1571,1604,1620,1624 and 1625. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220443
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-10-08 23:59:34Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2006-08-26 16:44:04Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2008-07-20 12:55:31Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spirastrella cuspidifera. 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=220443 on 2014-12-22
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