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Porifera taxon details

Megapogon Jenkin, 1908

164194  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:164194)

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Leuconia crucifera Poléjaeff, 1883 accepted as Megapogon crucifer (Poléjaeff, 1883) (type by subsequent designation)

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Jenkin, C.F. (1908). Porifera. III. Calcarea. National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904. <em>Natural History, Zoology.</em> 4: 1-49, pls XXVII-XXXVIII.
page(s): 34 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Cárdenas, P.; Díaz, M.-C.; Dohrmann, M.; Downey, R.; Goodwin, C.; Hajdu, E.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Kelly, M.; Klautau, M.; Lim, S.C.; Manconi, R.; Morrow, C.; Pinheiro, U.; Pisera, A.B.; Ríos, P.; Rützler, K.; Schönberg, C.; Turner, T.; Vacelet, J.; van Soest, R.W.M.; Xavier, J. (2024). World Porifera Database. Megapogon Jenkin, 1908. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=164194 on 2024-06-12
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original description Jenkin, C.F. (1908). Porifera. III. Calcarea. National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904. <em>Natural History, Zoology.</em> 4: 1-49, pls XXVII-XXXVIII.
page(s): 34 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Borojevic, R.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Manuel, M.; Vacelet, J. (2002). Order Leucosolenida Hartman, 1958. Pp. 1157-1184. <em>In: Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds) (2002). Systema Porifera: a guide to the classification of sponges. 2 volumes.</em> Kluwer Academic/Plenum, NY, 1708 + xvliii. ISBN 0-306-47260-0 (printed version). (look up in IMIS[details]  Full text PDF 

basis of record Borojevic, R.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Manuel, M.; Vacelet, J. (2002 [2004]). Order Leucosolenida Hartman, 1958. Pp. 1157-11884. <i>In:</i> Hooper, J.N.A. & Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds). <i>Systema Porifera - A guide to the classification of sponges</i>. (2 volumes) Kluwer Academic/ Plenum, NY, 1708+xvliii. ISBN 978-1-4615-0747-5 (eBook electronic version). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Grammatical gender Megapogon is a compound name of Greek words, prefix Mega- (= very large) and the masculine word -pogon (= beard or hair). Thus, the seemingly neuter name is in fact masculine, as explained by Jenkin (1908: 5, footnote). [details]
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