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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia atlantica Samaai & Gibbons, 2005 
AphiaID: 234242

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 editorPolymastiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia atlantica (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia Bowerbank, 1864
Source  original description Samaai, T.; Gibbons, M.J. 2005. Demospongiae taxonomy and biodiversity of the Benguela region on the west coast of South Africa. African Natural History, 1: 1-96
page(s): 19-21 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Namibia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamibia [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgulhas Bank [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamaqua [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamib [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdditional Material South Africa - Other material: Ts 181, Oudekraal, Cape Town (33°59’S,
18°22’E), depth 15 m, collected by P. Coetzee, 22 April 1996.
Ts 387, Groenrivier (30°29’S, 17°20’E), depth 2–4 m, collected
by T. Samaai, 5 December 1997. BMNH 1997.5.12.62
(fragment Ts 482), Coral Gardens, Oudekraal, Cape Town
(33°59’S, 17°23’E), depth 12 m, collected by M.J. Gibbons,
G. Isaacs and Z. Toeffie, 10 October 1996. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdditional Material Namibia - Ts 404, Lüderitz,
Namibia (26°31’S, 15°01’E), depth 24 m, collected by NSFRI, 2 December 1997. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype South Africa (west Coast). Material
Holotype: SAM-H4891 (fragment of holotype BMNH
1997.5.12.88) (Ts 259), Justin’s Cave, Oudekraal, Cape
Town (33°58’S, 18°20’E), depth 9–10 m, collected by M.J.
Gibbons, 7 November 1996. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype Paratype: BMNH 1997.5.12.88, Justin’s Cave, Oudekraal,
CapeTown (33°58’S, 18°20’E), depth 9–10 m, collected by M.J. Gibbons, 7 November 1996. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Originally P. atlanticus, but corrected to match gender of genus name. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:234242
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-11-07 08:17:29Z  created  Samaai, Toufiek
2009-08-03 16:48:42Z  changed  Boury-Esnault, Nicole
2011-01-15 16:45:42Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R.; Boury-Esnault, N. (2014). Polymastia atlantica Samaai & Gibbons, 2005. 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=234242 on 2014-12-23
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