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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria macularis Johnston, 1846 
AphiaID: 474845

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 editorHalichondrida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymeniacidon perlevis (Montagu, 1814)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria Fleming, 1828
Source  original description Johnston, G. 1846 (1842-1849). Description of a new British sponge (Halichondria macularis). History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club 2: 196 (also published in: Annals and Magazine of Natural History 1 (18): 475).  [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This description has been ignored until recently, but since the spicules are described as styles and it is suggested to be 'closely allied to Halichondria sanguinea' it is assumed here that it is a small patch of Hymeniacidon perlevis. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:474845
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2010-05-04 08:12:54Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Halichondria macularis Johnston, 1846. 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=474845 on 2014-07-31
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