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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon arciferum Schmidt, 1868 
AphiaID: 384636

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 editorPoecilosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxillina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Clathria) arcifera (Schmidt, 1868)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon Bowerbank, 1861
Sources  original description Schmidt, O. 1868. Die Spongien der Küste von Algier. Mit Nachträgen zu den Spongien des Adriatischen Meeres (Drittes Supplement). (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): i-iv, 1-44, pls I-V. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlgerian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN DT 764, locality Western Mediterranean (Algeria) [details]
Feedingtype  filter feeder [details]
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification This was synonymized with Clathria (Clathria) coralloides by Topsent, 1938, but it possesses toxas in contrast to most (if not all) specimens of C. (C.) coralloides. See Van Soest et al. 2013: 286. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Desmacidon arciferum, fragment of holotype
Desmacidon arciferum, ...
Desmacidon arciferum cross section of skeleton
Desmacidon arciferum c...
Desmacidon arciferum spicules
Desmacidon arciferum s...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:384636
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2009-03-08 10:33:56Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2013-11-15 19:28:00Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Desmacidon arciferum Schmidt, 1868. 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=384636 on 2014-08-20
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