WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHigginsia Higgin, 1877

Higginsia coralloides, 50-110 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by C. Savarese and K. Ruetzler. For more information see: http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/document_library/scidocs/spongeposter.pdf 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 
131793

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131793

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Higgin, T. 1877. Description of some Sponges obtained during a Cruise of the Steam-Yacht ‘Argo’ in the Caribbean and neighbouring Seas. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 19: 291-299, pl. XIV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
van Soest, R. (2017). Higginsia Higgin, 1877. In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schönberg, C.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L.; Rios, P.; Downey, R. (2017). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131793 on 2017-11-18

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-08-01 10:45:39Z
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2007-08-21 14:09:35Z
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2015-04-22 06:11:52Z
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original description Higgin, T. 1877. Description of some Sponges obtained during a Cruise of the Steam-Yacht ‘Argo’ in the Caribbean and neighbouring Seas. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 19: 291-299, pl. XIV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendropsis Ridley & Dendy, 1886) Ridley, S.O.; Dendy, A. 1886. Preliminary Report on the Monaxonida collected by H.M.S. ‘Challenger’. Annals and Magazine of Natural History(5) 18: 325-351, 470-493. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendropsis Ridley & Dendy, 1886) Ridley, S.O.; Dendy, A. 1887. Report on the Monaxonida collected by H.M.S. ‘Challenger’ during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Challenger’, 1873-1876.Zoology 20(59): i-lxviii, 1-275, pls I-LI, 1 map. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllantella Hallmann, 1917) Hallmann, E.F. 1917b [1916]. A revision of the genera with microscleres included, or provisionally included, in the family Axinellidae; with descriptions of some Australian species. Part III. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 41(164): 634-675, pls XXIX,figs 3, 5, 6; XXXIII, fig. 6; XXXVIII, figs 5-9 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

taxonomy source Hooper, J.N.A. 2002. Family Desmoxyidae Hallmann, 1916. Pp. 755-772. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Morrow C.; Cárdenas P. (2015). Proposal for a revised classification of the Demospongiae (Porifera). Frontiers in Zoology. 12:7., available online at http://www.frontiersinzoology.com/content/12/1/7
page(s): 10 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M. 2001. Porifera, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 85-103 (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Kelly, M.; Edwards, A.R.; Wilkinson, M.R.; Alvarez, B.; Cook, S. de C.; Bergquist, P.R.; Buckeridge, St J.; Campbell, H.J.; Reiswig, H.M.; Valentine, C.; Vacelet, J. (2009). Phylum Porifera: sponges. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 23-46. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllantella Hallmann, 1917) Hooper, J.N.A. 2002. Family Desmoxyidae Hallmann, 1916. Pp. 755-772. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendropsis Ridley & Dendy, 1886) Hooper, J.N.A. 2002. Family Desmoxyidae Hallmann, 1916. Pp. 755-772. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 



Higginsia coralloides, 50-110 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by C. Savarese and K. Ruetzler. For more information see: http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/document_library/scidocs/spongeposter.pdf 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 
[image from typetaxon]