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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon queenslandica Hooper & van Soest, 2006 
AphiaID: 234042

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 editorHaplosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplosclerina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNiphatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Source  original description Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. 2006. A new species of Amphimedon (Porifera, Demospongiae, Haplosclerida, Niphatidae) from the Capricorn-Bunker Group of Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: target species for the ‘sponge genome project’. Zootaxa 1314: 31–39. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentral and Southern Great Barrier Reef [details]
Coral Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreat Barrier Reef [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (118490 nucleotides; 9914 proteins) 
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 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype QMG315611 (fragments of holotype: ZMA Por. 19383). Shark Bay, Heron
Island, Capricorn-Bunker Group, southern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia, 23°
27’S, 151° 55’E, intertidal 0.5m depth, coll. Nelson Lauzon & Sally Leys, 10 April 1999,
by hand, under coral rubble on reef flat.
Paratypes: QMG322874, QMG322875, QMG322876, ZMAPOR 19384 (fragment
QMG322872), ZMAPOR 19385 (fragment QMG322873): Shark Bay, eastern end of sand
cay, 50–100m from the shore, Heron Island, Capricorn-Bunker Group, southern Great
Barrier Reef, 23° 27’S, 151° 55’E, intertidal < 2 m depth, coll. Simon Walker, 8 June
2006, by hand, coral rubble substrate.
Specimens: QMG324489, QMG324490: northern crest, near entrance, One Tree
Island, Capricorn-Bunker Group, southern Great Barrier Reef, 23° 29'05"S, 152° 04'24"E,
intertidal < 50 cm depth, coll. Simon Walker, 6 June 2006, by hand, coral rubble substrate.
QMG324491: eastern crest, near “two tree island”, One Tree Island, Capricorn-Bunker Group, southern Great Barrier Reef, 23° 29' 14''S 152° 05' 18'' E, coll. Simon Walker, 6 June 2006, by hand, coral rubble substrate. [details]
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Amphimedon queenslandica
Amphimedon queenslandica
Amphimedon queenslandica 2
Amphimedon queenslandi...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:234042
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Amphimedon queenslandica Hooper & van Soest, 2006. 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: 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 at http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=234042 on 2014-09-18
  


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