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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia (Synops) Vosmaer, 1882 
AphiaID: 708694

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 (Synops) (Subgenus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subgenus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia Lamarck, 1815
Rank Subgenus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia Lamarck, 1815
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 Burton, M. 1926a. Description of South African sponges collected in the South African Marine Survey. Part I. Myxospongia and Astrotetraxonida. Fisheries Bulletin. Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey Division, Union of South Africa Rept. 4 (Special Rept. 9): 1-29, 6 pls. [details] [full text]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia (Synops) megaster Burton, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia megaster Burton, 1926
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:708694
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2012-10-10 12:27:56Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Geodia (Synops). 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=708694 on 2014-12-26
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