WoRMS taxon details

Higginsia Higgin, 1877

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. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (4) 19: 291-299, pl. XIV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
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.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R. (2019). World Porifera database. Higginsia Higgin, 1877. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131793 on 2019-01-17
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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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2018-09-20 07:26:45Z
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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. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (4) 19: 291-299, pl. XIV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDendropsis Ridley & Dendy, 1886) Ridley, S.O.; Dendy, A. (1886). Preliminary report on the Monaxonida collected by H.M.S. Challenger. Part I. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 18: 325-351, 470-493.
page(s): 483 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDendropsis Ridley & Dendy, 1886) Ridley, S.O.; Dendy, A. (1887). Report on the Monaxonida collected by H.M.S. ‘Challenger' during the years 1873-1876. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Challenger', 1873-1876. Zoology.</em> 20 (59): i-lxviii, 1-275, pls I-LI, 1 map.
page(s): 191-192 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAllantella Hallmann, 1917) Hallmann, E.F. (1917 [1916]). A revision of the genera with microscleres included, or provisionally included, in the family Axinellidae; with descriptions of some Australian species. Part III. <em>Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales.</em> 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. <i>In</i>: Hooper, J.N.A. & Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. Volume 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). <em>Frontiers in Zoology.</em> 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, <b><i>in</i></b>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification</i>. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 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. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 23-46. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 



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 
 
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