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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858 
AphiaID: 236181

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 editorHalichondriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria variantia (Species)
Status alternate representation (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiemna Gray, 1867
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria Fleming, 1828
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858
Sources  original description Bowerbank, J.S. 1858. On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part I. On the Spicula. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 148(2): 279-332, pls XXII-XXVI. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1877.5.21.2112 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Tenby, Wales, UK [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:236181
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2007-01-04 07:40:16Z  created  de Haas, Henk
2007-01-13 15:19:27Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2010-07-14 07:40:33Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R.; de Haas, H. (2015). Halichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858. 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. (2015) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=236181 on 2015-04-21
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