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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria variabilis (Ridley, 1884)

568300 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:568300)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Ridley, S.O. 1884a. Spongiida. Pp. 366-482, pls 39-43; 582-630, pls 53-54. In: Report on the Zoological Collections made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean during the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Alert’, 1881-2. (British Museum (Natural History): London). [details]  OpenAccess publication 
van Soest, R. (2011). Halichondria variabilis (Ridley, 1884). In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schönberg, C.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L.; Rios, P.; Downey, R. (2017). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=568300 on 2017-11-24

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original description Ridley, S.O. 1884a. Spongiida. Pp. 366-482, pls 39-43; 582-630, pls 53-54. In: Report on the Zoological Collections made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean during the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Alert’, 1881-2. (British Museum (Natural History): London). [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Koltun, V.M. (1964). Sponges of the Antarctic. 1 Tetraxonida and Cornacuspongida. Pp. 6-133, 443-448. In: Pavlovskii, E.P., Andriyashev,A.P. & Ushakov, P.V. (Eds), Biological Reports of the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1955-1958). Akademya Nauk SSSR [English translation,1966, Israel Program for Scientific Translation]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy This combination is a senior secondary homonym of Halichondria variabilis sensu Lindgren, 1897. Ridley's species is accepted as a Xestospongia, whereas Lindgren's species is accepted as Axinyssa by which the homonymy has been removed.
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification Locality and genus assignment of Koltun's record make it doubtful whether the identification is correct. [details]