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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAaptos alphiensis Samaai & Gibbons, 2005 
AphiaID: 234246

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 editorSuberitidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAaptos (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAaptos Gray, 1867
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 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamaqua [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth African Exclusive Economic Zone (introduced: native - endemic[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 editorHolotype Holotype: SAM-H4895 (fragment of holotype BMNH
1997.5.12.59) (Ts 476), Coral Gardens, Oudekraal, Cape
Town (33°59’S, 17°23’E), depth 12 m, collected by M.J.
Gibbons, G. Isaacs, and Z. Toeffie, 15 October 1996. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype BMNH 1997.5.12.59 (Ts 476), Coral Gardens,
Oudekraal, Cape Town (33°59’S, 17°23’E), depth 12 m, collected
by M.J. Gibbons, G. Isaacs, and Z. Toeffie, 15 October
1996. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:234246
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2006-11-07 11:31:08Z  created  Samaai, Toufiek
2009-06-18 06:40:13Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Aaptos alphiensis 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.; 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=234246 on 2014-08-30
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