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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. (2013). 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. (2013) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=221085 on 2014-04-17
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