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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProsuberites epiphytum (Lamarck, 1815) 
AphiaID: 234446

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 editorProsuberites (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProsuberites epiphytum (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtosuberites epiphytum (Lamarck, 1815)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProsuberites Topsent, 1893
Sources  basis of record Van Soest, R.W.M.; De Kluijver, M.J. 2003. Protosuberites denhartogi spec.nov., a new name for European 'Prosuberites epiphytum' (Demospongiae, Hadromerida). Zoologische Verhandelingen Leiden 345: 401-407. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamaqua (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean (inaccurate[details]
From regional or thematic species database
Cape Verde
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCape Verde (inaccurate[details]
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Mediterranean (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Atlantic (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Africa (inaccurate[details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet suspension feeding. Captures minute particles of food on their collars and ingesting them. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators generally for group, most predators (crabs and other invertebrates), find sponges distasteful either because of a presumably offensive odor or because of their spicules. Predators do include littorinid snails and nudibranchs. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Asexual reproduction by buds and gemmules and sexual reproduction (internally) by eggs and sperm; free-swimming cilated larvae (in general, most species are believed to be hermaphroditic but may not produce male and female gametes simultaneously). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:234446
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-11-17 09:19:21Z  created  Wambiji, Nina
2007-01-06 13:59:43Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Prosuberites epiphytum (Lamarck, 1815). 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=234446 on 2015-01-29
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