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Polyurella Gray, 1870

234124  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:234124)

 unaccepted (junior synonym)
Genus

Species Polyurella schmidtii (Gray, 1870) accepted as Craniella polyura (Schmidt, 1870) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray, J.E. 1870b. Notes on Anchoring Sponges (in a letter to Mr. Moore).Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 6(34): 309-312. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Taxonomy This genus was erected by Gray (1870) for Tethea (sic) polyura (Schmidt, 1870 as Craniella) which according to Gray was...  
Taxonomy This genus was erected by Gray (1870) for Tethea (sic) polyura (Schmidt, 1870 as Craniella) which according to Gray was misplaced and belonged not to Tethea but to a new genus. At the same time he replaced the species name polyura with the name schmidtii for no apparent reason. [details]
Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schönberg, C.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R. (2018). World Porifera database. Polyurella Gray, 1870. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=234124 on 2018-04-22
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2006-09-24 17:11:38Z
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2010-05-17 07:53:15Z
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original description Gray, J.E. 1870b. Notes on Anchoring Sponges (in a letter to Mr. Moore).Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 6(34): 309-312. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
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Taxonomy This genus was erected by Gray (1870) for Tethea (sic) polyura (Schmidt, 1870 as Craniella) which according to Gray was misplaced and belonged not to Tethea but to a new genus. At the same time he replaced the species name polyura with the name schmidtii for no apparent reason. [details]