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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona sarai Calcinai, Cerrano, Iwasaki & Bavestrello, 2008 
AphiaID: 345782

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 editorAstrophorida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoosidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona Carter, 1879
Source  original description Calcinai, B.; Cerrano, C.; Iwasaki, N.; Bavestrello, G. 2008. Sponges boring into precious corals: an overview with description of a new species of Alectona (Demospongiae, Alectonidae) and a world-wide identification key for the genus. Marine Ecology 29: 273-279. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Central Kuroshio Current [details]
From editor or global species database
Japan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJapan [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MSNG 54326, locality Japan (Ashizuri Cape, Kochi, in axis of Paracorallium japonicum) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:345782
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2008-06-11 08:01:53Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Alectona sarai Calcinai, Cerrano, Iwasaki & Bavestrello, 2008. 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=345782 on 2014-09-18
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