CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Demospongiae (class)  »  Halichondrida (order)  »  Halichondriidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 093021 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Halichondria (Halichondria) prostrata   Thiele, 1905

Rank: Species
Alternative Scientific Name: Halichondria prostrata    Thiele, 1905
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges
Family: 10 93 Halichondriidae (sponges) - show full list
Common Name: [a sponge]
Organism Type: a sponge
Synonyms: Halichondria panicea Halichondria hentscheli
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 10 093904     Halichondria spp.
Scientific Name Notes:This species has been mis-identified by many authors as Halichondria panicea (Pallas, 1766), a boreal North Atlantic species.

Name status: alternate representation    Checked on: 2017-02-28
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Hooper, J.N.A. Wiedenmayer, F., 1994, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 12. Porifera. CSIRO, Melbourne
Scientific Name
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World Porifera Database.
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