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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus albus (Alcolado & Gotera, 1986) 
AphiaID: 701621

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 editorAncorinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus albus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus Sollas, 1888
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncorina alba (Alcolado & Gotera, 1986) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellettinopsis album Alcolado & Gotera, 1986 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Alcolado, P.M.; Gotera, G.G. (1986). Nuevas adiciones a la fauna de poriferos de Cuba [New additions to the poriferan fauna of Cuba]. Poeyana 331: 1-19 (look up in IMIS[details] [full text]

new combination reference Kelly, M.; Sim-Smith, C. 2012. A review of Ancorina, Stryphnus, and Ecionemia (Demospongiae, Astrophorida, Ancorinidae), with descriptions of new species from New Zealand waters. Zootaxa 3480: 1–47 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Cuba [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Cuba
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuban Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [details]
From other sources
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:701621
Taxonomic
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2012-09-20 12:46:21Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Asteropus albus. 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=701621 on 2014-12-19
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