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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRacodiscula asteroides Zittel, 1878 
AphiaID: 171240

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 editor'Lithistida' (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTheonellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRacodiscula (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRacodiscula Zittel, 1878
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRacodiscula Zittel, 1878
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallistes polydiscus sensu Schmidt, 1870 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscodermia nucerium (Schmidt, 1879) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRacodiscula nucerium Schmidt, 1879 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Zittel, K.A. 1878a. Studien über fossile Spongien. II. Lithistidae. Abhandlungen der Mathematisch-Physikalischen Classe der Königlich-Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 13 (1): 65-154. [details]

redescription Pisera, A.; Lévi, C. 2002. Family Theonellidae Lendenfeld, 1903. Pp. 327-337. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Eastern Caribbean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Caribbean [details]
Floridian
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloridian [details]
Greater Antilles
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbados Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the Gulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBarbados [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuban Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]

Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype ZPAL Pf.15/1, locality Eastern Caribbean (Barbados, off Paynes Bay, dredged) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] ZMUB , locality Greater Antilles (Havana) [view taxon]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range The Neotype depth data provided by Pisera & Lévi, 2002 are not entirely correct: they give 108-170 m, whereas it must be 127 m. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:171240
Taxonomic
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2006-11-25 18:55:41Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Racodiscula asteroides Zittel, 1878. 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=171240 on 2014-10-20
  


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