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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia contorta (Bowerbank, 1873) 
AphiaID: 597235

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 editorAstrophorida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia contorta (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia Lamarck, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsops contorta (Bowerbank, 1873) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachymatisma contorta Bowerbank, 1873 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Bowerbank, J.S. 1873b. Contributions to a General History of the Spongiadae. Part V. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London1873: 319-333, pls XXVIII-XXXI. [details] [full text]

new combination reference Cárdenas P, Xavier JR, Reveillaud J, Schander C, Rapp HT (2011) Molecular Phylogeny of the Astrophorida (Porifera, Demospongiae) Reveals an Unexpected High Level of Spicule Homoplasy. PLoS ONE 6(4) , available online at http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0018318 [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Fiji [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From editor or global species database
Fiji
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiji [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiji Islands [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:597235
Taxonomic
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2012-04-18 22:07:20Z  created  Boury-Esnault, Nicole
  
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  Citation: Boury-Esnault, N. (2014). Geodia contorta (Bowerbank, 1873). 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=597235 on 2014-12-22
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