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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Demospongiae (class)  »  Hadromerida (order)  »  Clionaidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 021019 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Cliona mucronata   Sollas, 1878

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges
Family: 10 21 Clionaidae (boring sponges) - show full list
Common Name: [a sponge]
Organism Type: a sponge
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 10 021902     Cliona spp.
Taxon Notes:Previous records of this species from the Atlantic and from the eastern Pacific actually refer to distinct species.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Schönberg, C.H.L., Grass, S., Heiermann, A.T., 2006. Cliona miniscula, sp. nov. (Hadromerida: Clionaidae) and other bioeroding sponges that only contain tylostyles., Zootaxa, Vol. 1312: 1-24.
Scientific Name
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Pacheco, C., Carballo, J.L., Cruz-Barraza, J.A., Schönberg, C.H.L., Calcinai, B., 2020. Delimiting boundaries between species: excavating sponges close to Cliona mucronata (Demospongiae)., Systematics and Biodiversity, Vol. 18(6): 573-591. . doi:10.1080/14772000.2020.1776785
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