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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria oculata (Linnaeus, 1759) 
AphiaID: 236328

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 editorHaliclona (Haliclona) oculata (Linnaeus, 1759)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria Fleming, 1828
Sources  original description Pallas, P. A. 1766. Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarium succinctas descriptiones cum selectis auctorum synonymis. Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae. pp. 451., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29190#page/12/mode/1up [details] [full text]

new combination reference Johnston, G. 1842. A History of British Sponges and Lithophytes.(W.H. Lizars: Edinburgh): i-xii, 1-264, pls I-XXV. [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
United Kingdom
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres echinicola (Norman, 1869) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScottocheres elongatus (T. & A. Scott, 1894) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (29 publications) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:236328
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2007-01-12 11:29:26Z  created  de Haas, Henk
2010-10-11 14:06:09Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2013-07-19 11:40:12Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R.; de Haas, H. (2014). Halichondria oculata (Linnaeus, 1759). 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=236328 on 2014-09-16
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