Record Details

Scientific Name:
Demospongiae

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

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Animalia
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Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
valid

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Record Credibility Rating:
TWG standards met
Global Species Completeness:
partial
Currency Rating:
2013

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References

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Other Sources:
database: NODC Taxonomic Code;
document: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy; M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall
References:
Hooper, John N. A., and Rob W. M. van Soest, eds. 2002-01-01. Systema Porifera: A Guide to the Classification of Sponges. Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers. New York, New York, USA. xlviii + 1708. 0-306-47260-0. Published in two volumes: Volume 1 - Introductions and Demospongiae; Volume 2 - Calcarea, Hexactinellida, Sphinctozoa, Archaeocyatha, unrecognizable taxa, and Index of higher taxa.

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