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Porifera taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia megaster Burton, 1926 
AphiaID: 170145

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 megaster (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia Lamarck, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia (Synops) megaster Burton, 1926 (subgenus transfer)
Sources  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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality South Africa [details]
From editor or global species database
Natal
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNatal [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNatal [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]

Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170145
Taxonomic
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2010-02-12 09:19:42Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Geodia 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.; 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=170145 on 2014-11-23
  


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