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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia albescens Rafinesque, 1818 
AphiaID: 431818

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 editorDictyoceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria (Halichondria) panicea (Pallas, 1766)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia Linnaeus, 1759
Source  original description Rafinesque, C.S. 1818c. Descriptions of species of sponges observed on the shores of Long Island. American Journal of Science and Arts 1: 149-151. [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the North Atlantic Ocean [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:431818
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2009-11-24 20:00:24Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia albescens. 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=431818 on 2014-07-26
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