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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsperella picea (Vosmaer, 1882) 
AphiaID: 576824

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 editorHeteroscleromorpha (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycalidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsperella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsperella picea (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIophon piceum (Vosmaer, 1882)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsperella Vosmaer, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale (Aegogropila) Gray, 1867
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion piceum Vosmaer, 1882
Sources  original description Vosmaer, G.C.J. 1882a. Report on the sponges dredged up in the Arctic Sea by the ‘Willem Barents’ in the years 1878 and 1879. Niederländisches Archiv für Zoologie Supplement 1(3): 1-58, pls I-IV. [details] [full text]

new combination reference Levinsen, G.M.R. (1887). Kara-Havets Svampe (Porifera). Dijmphna-Togtets zoologisk-botaniske Udbytte. 1: 339-372, pls XXIX-XXXI. [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Arctic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRussian Exclusive economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Lundbeck (1905) assigned Esperella picea sensu Levinsen to Iophon frigidus. This is contested by Koltun (1959). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:576824
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2015). Esperella picea (Vosmaer, 1882). 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. (2015) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=576824 on 2015-09-04
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