Megapogon crucifer

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Leucosoleniida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Parazoa
Phylum: Porifera
Classis: Calcarea
Subclassis: Calcaronea
Ordo: Leucosoleniida

Familia: Achramorphidae
Genus: Megapogon
Species: Megapogon crucifer

Name edit

Holotype: BMNH 1884.4.22.46a, collected by Challenger Expedition on 2 July 1873.

Type locality: “Station 75; lat. 38°37' N., long. 28°30' W.; off the Azores; depth, 450 fathoms [=822 m]; sand”.

Combinations edit

  • Leuconia crucifera Poléjaeff, 1883: 60 [original combination]
  • Megapogon cruciferusJenkin, 1908: 36 [subsequent combination, incorrect spelling]

References edit

Primary references edit

  • Poléjaeff, N. 1883. Report on the Calcarea dredged by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Reports of Science Research Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger. Zoology 8(24): 1–76. BHL Reference page
  • Jenkin, C.F. 1908. Porifera. III.–Calcarea. pp. 1–50, pls. XXVII–XXXVIII In National Antarctic Expedition, 1901–1904. Natural History. Volume IV. Zoology. Printed by Order of the Trustees of the British Museum: London. BHL Reference page

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