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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 editorAgelasida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgelasidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgelas (Genus)
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
Sources  original description Gray, J.E. 1867a. 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 1936a. 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): 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. (2014). Agelas sparsus. 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=247847 on 2014-10-20
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