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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigmadocia amboinensis (Lévi, 1961) 
AphiaID: 221085

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 editorHaplosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplosclerina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigmadocia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona (Gellius) amboinensis (Lévi, 1961)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigmadocia de Laubenfels, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona (Gellius) Gray, 1867
Sources  original description Lévi, C. 1961c. Éponges intercotidales de Nha Trang (Vietnam). Archives de Zoologie expérimentale et générale 100: 127-148. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast African Coral Coast [details]
From other sources
Mozambique Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorQuirimba Archipelago [details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Encrusting, 2-5 cm wide, 4-7 mm thick. Surface undulating translucent "skin" over meandering subdermal canals. Oscules less than 1 mm diameter and regularly spaced. Body barely compressible, brittle and slightly gritty. Colour icy blue to lavender, occasionally pale greenish-blue. Broods orange larve in pockets within sponge body. Habitat: overhangs on fringing reefs and under lower eulittoral boulders. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:221085
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-09-25 13:59:39Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-05-05 13:30:38Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-04 10:22:14Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2013-01-18 10:01:34Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Sigmadocia amboinensis (Lévi, 1961). 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=221085 on 2014-08-30
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