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Treated as Pseudoceratina by Teerling (1975), Green, Gomez, and Bakus (1985), and Pomponi and Rützler (unpublished manuscript); Verongia by Alcolado (1976); Ianthella basta (Pallas, 1766) by de Laubenfels (1936); I. ardis de Laubenfels, 1936, by de Laubenfels (1953), Little (1963), Storr (1964, 1976), Teerling (1975), and Green (1977a).
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