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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria claviformis (Carter, 1886) 
AphiaID: 549135

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)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinula claviformis (Carter, 1886)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria Fleming, 1828
Sources  original description Carter, H.J. (1886d). Supplement to the Descriptions of Mr.J. Bracebridge Wilson’s Australian Sponges. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (5) 18: 271-290, 369-379, 445-466, pl. X. [details] [full text]

new combination reference Hooper, J.N.A.; Wiedenmayer, F. (1994). Porifera. Zoological Catalogue of Australia (CSIRO: Melbourne). 12: 1-620., available online at http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/abrs/online-resources/fauna/afd/taxa/PORIFERA/checklist#selected [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Australia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPort Phillip Bay [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Hooper & Wiedenmayer (1994) assign this species to Halichondria without clear justification. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:549135
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2010-11-29 12:22:07Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Halichondria claviformis. 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=549135 on 2014-11-01
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