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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)
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
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]
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. (2014). 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.; 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=236181 on 2014-04-19
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