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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthella elongata (Dendy, 1905) 
AphiaID: 234398

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 editorHalichondrida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyonellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthella (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (reverted genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuletta elongata Dendy, 1905
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthella Schmidt, 1862
Sources  original description Dendy, A. 1905. Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI. In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3(Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London). [details] [full text]

new combination reference Burton, M. 1937. Supplement to The Littoral Fauna of Krusadai Island in the Gulf of Manaar. Porifera. Bulletin of the Madras Government Museum (New Series, Natural History Section) 1 (2, Part 4): 1-58, pls I-IX
page(s): 37 [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mozambique Channel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorInhaca Island [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Burton (1937) allocated the species to Acanthella without further explanation, an action followed by Thomas (1979). The specimens described both by Burton and Thomas agree with the current definition of the original genus. [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpecimen M.R.A.C. no 516 A [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:234398
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-11-13 07:52:19Z  created  Wambiji, Nina
2006-11-16 08:37:38Z  changed  Samaai, Toufiek
2007-07-26 14:15:49Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2009-11-02 07:16:21Z  changed  Alvarez, Belinda
2009-11-03 09:07:10Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R.; Alvarez, B. (2014). Acanthella elongata (Dendy, 1905). 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=234398 on 2014-08-01
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