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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia (Synops) megaster Burton, 1926 
AphiaID: 708695

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 megaster Burton, 1926
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia (Synops) Vosmaer, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia Lamarck, 1815
Source  original description 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]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNatal [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:708695
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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) megaster Burton, 1926. 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.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=708695 on 2014-04-20
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