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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia harmelini Boury-Esnault & Bézac, 2007 
AphiaID: 255100

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 editorHadromerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia Bowerbank, 1864
Source  original description Boury-Esnault, N.; Bézac, C. 2007. Morphological and cytological descriptions of a new Polymastia species (Hadromerida, Demospongiae) from the North-West Mediterranean Sea. Pp. 23-30, in: Custódio, M. R.; Lôbo-Hajdu, G.; Hajdu, E. ; Muricy, G. (eds). 2007. Porifera Research: Biodiversity, Innovation and Sustainability. Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 694 pp.  [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN DNBE 1562, locality Mediterranean Sea (threshold of the 3PP cave in La Ciotat (Provence coast), S France) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Polymastia harmelini holotype
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Polymastia harmelini in situ Photo Roland Graille
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:255100
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2007-12-29 18:52:43Z  created  van Soest, Rob
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Polymastia harmelini. 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=255100 on 2014-10-22
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