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Porifera taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia Higgin, 1877 
AphiaID: 131793

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 editorHalichondrida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteroxyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia coralloides Higgin, 1877 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteroxyidae Dendy, 1905
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllantella Hallmann, 1917 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendropsis Ridley & Dendy, 1886 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Higgin, T. 1877. Description of some Sponges obtained during a Cruise of the Steam-Yacht ‘Argo’ in the Caribbean and neighbouring Seas. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 19: 291-299, pl. XIV. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia anfractuosa Hooper & Lévi, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia arborea (Keller, 1891)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia bidentifera (Ridley & Dendy, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia ciccaresei Pansini & Pesce, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia coralloides Higgin, 1877
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia durissima (Burton, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia fragilis Lévi, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia higgini Dendy, 1922
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia higginissima Dickinson, 1945
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia kenyensis Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia lamella Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia massalis Carter, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia mediterranea Pulitzer-Finali, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia mixta Hentschel, 1912
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia natalensis Carter, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia palmata Pulitzer-Finali, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia petrosioides Dendy, 1922
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia pulcherrima Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia pumila (Keller, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia pyriformis Brøndsted, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia robusta Burton, 1959
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia scabra Whitelegge, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia strigilata (Lamarck, 1814)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia tanekea Hooper & Lévi, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia tethyoides Lévi, 1960
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia thielei Topsent, 1898

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia arcuata Higgin, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicnemia arcuata (Higgin, 1877)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia lunata Carter, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmoxya lunata (Carter, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia papillosa Thiele, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicnemia papillosa (Thiele, 1905)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Attribute Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group plankton » Stage larva (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeedingtype filter feeder (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131793
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-08-01 10:45:39Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-08-21 14:09:35Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Higginsia Higgin, 1877. 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: 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 at http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=131793 on 2014-12-27
  


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