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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmenospongia echina (de Laubenfels, 1934) 
AphiaID: 574343

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 editorKeratosa (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyoceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThorectidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThorectinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmenospongia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmenospongia echina (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmenospongia Wiedenmayer, 1977
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyfibrospongia echina de Laubenfels, 1934
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyfibrospongia echina de Laubenfels, 1934 (genus transfer)
Sources  basis of record Rützler, K.; Piantoni, C.; Van Soest, R. W. M.; Díaz, M. C. (2014). Diversity of sponges (Porifera) from cryptic habitats on the Belize barrier reef near Carrie Bow Cay. Zootaxa. 3805(1): 1-129., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3805.1.1
page(s): 94-96 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Greater Antilles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloridian [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Caribbean [details]
Specimens 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype [from synonym] USNM 22315, locality Greater Antilles (Porto Rico, Stn 26) [view taxon]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Van Soest (1978) suggested this to be a junior synonym of Smenospongia aurea, but pending a necessary revision of Smenospongia we prefer this to remain accepted as a separate species. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:574343
Taxonomic
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2011-06-21 10:17:59Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2011). Smenospongia echina (de Laubenfels, 1934). 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.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L. (2016). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=574343 on 2016-07-23
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