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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhakellia cavernosa (Dendy, 1922) 
AphiaID: 220456

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 editorAxinellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhakellia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (reverted genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthella cavernosa Dendy, 1922
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhakellia Bowerbank, 1862
Sources  original description Dendy, A. 1922b. Report on the Sigmatotetraxonida collected by H.M.S.‘Sealark’ in the Indian Ocean. Pp. 1-164, pls 1-18. In: Reports of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, Volume 7. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2), 18(1). [details] [full text]

source of synonymy Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Small rounded bush up to 10 cm high, 8 cm wide. Oblong in outline, or with several lobes, attached to substrate by a short stalk. Interior very cavernous; surface with soft multiple conules of even height. Body compressible; colour bright orange. Habitat: fringing reef slopes. Distribution: SE Asia (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220456
Edit history
Date   action   by
1998-09-24 13:56:42Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-08-12 13:32:37Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2007-08-17 17:34:12Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Phakellia cavernosa (Dendy, 1922). 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=220456 on 2014-10-26
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