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Agelas sceptrum
Agelas sceptrum
Photographer: Eugene Weber
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0091 3183 0985 0013 (2001-03-07)

Copyright © 2001 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  unknown
  • location   Saint Thomas (Saint Thomas Island (Virgin Islands))
  • class Demospongiae
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 47348
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Sponge (ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Rob W.M. Van Soest    Sep 5, 2001

    Action: changed name from "Unknown" to "Agelas sceptrum "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The previous name Chalina is way off the mark. Chalina is a junior synonym of Haliclona, a genus of a different order than this sponge.

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