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Porifera taxon details

Megapogon Jenkin, 1908

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

accepted
Genus
Leuconia crucifera Poléjaeff, 1883 accepted as Megapogon crucifer (Poléjaeff, 1883) (type by subsequent designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
masculine
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.; Carballo, J.L.; Cárdenas, P.; Díaz, M.-C.; Dohrmann, M.; Downey, R.; Hajdu, E.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Kelly, M.; Klautau, M.; Manconi, R.; Morrow, C.C. Pisera, A.B.; Ríos, P.; Rützler, K.; Schönberg, C.; Vacelet, J.; van Soest, R.W.M. (2021). World Porifera Database. Megapogon Jenkin, 1908. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=164194 on 2022-01-21
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2009-09-16 11:15:52Z
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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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