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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgelas sparsus (Gray, 1867) 
AphiaID: 247847

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 editorHeteroscleromorpha (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgelasida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgelasidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgelas (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgelas sparsus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgelas dispar Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgelas Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEctyon sparsus Gray, 1867
Sources  original description Gray, J.E. (1867). Notes on the Arrangement of Sponges, with the Descriptions of some New Genera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1867(2): 492-558, pls XXVII-XXVIII. [details] [full text]

new combination reference Laubenfels, M.W. De. (1936). A Discussion of the Sponge Fauna of the Dry Tortugas in Particular and the West Indies in General, with Material for a Revision of the Families and Orders of the Porifera. Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication 467 (Tortugas Laboratory Paper 30). Publication 467 (Tortugas Laboratory Paper 30) 1-225, pls 1-22. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indies [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloridian [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:247847
Taxonomic
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2007-10-31 15:00:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2015). Agelas sparsus (Gray, 1867). 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=247847 on 2015-05-03
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