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WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Biemna Gray, 1867

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Biemna Gray, 1867

131897  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131897)

accepted
Genus
Halichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858 represented as Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) (type by original designation)
Toxemma Laubenfels, 1936 (junior synonym and misspelling)
Toxemna Hallmann, 1917 (junior synonym)
Species Biemna anisotoxa Lévi, 1963
Species Biemna bihamigera (Dendy, 1922)
Species Biemna caribea Pulitzer-Finali, 1986
Species Biemna chilensis Thiele, 1905
Species Biemna chujaensis Sim & Shim, 2006
Species Biemna ciocalyptoides (Dendy, 1897)
Species Biemna cribaria (Alcolado & Gotera, 1986)
Species Biemna dautzenbergi Topsent, 1890
Species Biemna ehrenbergi (Keller, 1889)
Species Biemna fistulosa (Topsent, 1897)
Species Biemna flabellata Bergquist, 1970
Species Biemna fortis (Topsent, 1897)
Species Biemna fragilis (Kieschnick, 1900)
Species Biemna gellioides Lévi & Lévi, 1989
Species Biemna granulosigmata Lévi, 1993
Species Biemna hongdoensis Jeon & Sim, 2008
Species Biemna humilis Thiele, 1903
Species Biemna jeolmyongensis Sim & Shim, 2006
Species Biemna laboutei Hooper, 1996
Species Biemna liposigma Burton, 1928
Species Biemna liposphaera (Hentschel, 1912)
Species Biemna macrorhaphis Hentschel, 1914
Species Biemna megalosigma Hentschel, 1912
Species Biemna megastyla (Burton, 1959)
Species Biemna microacanthosigma Mothes, Hajdu, Lerner & van Soest, 2004
Species Biemna microstrongyla (Hentschel, 1912)
Species Biemna microstyla de Laubenfels, 1950
Species Biemna microstyla Thomas, 1984
Species Biemna microxa Hentschel, 1911
Species Biemna mnioeis de Laubenfels, 1954
Species Biemna novaezealandiae Dendy, 1924
Species Biemna omanensis van Soest & Beglinger, 2002
Species Biemna partenopea Pulitzer-Finali, 1978
Species Biemna pedonculata Lévi, 1963
Species Biemna peracuta Topsent, 1927
Species Biemna plicata (Whitelegge, 1907)
Species Biemna polyphylla Lévi, 1963
Species Biemna rhabderemioides Bergquist, 1961
Species Biemna rhabdostyla Uriz, 1988
Species Biemna rhabdotylostylota Van Soest, 2017
Species Biemna rhadia de Laubenfels, 1930
Species Biemna rufescens Bergquist & Fromont, 1988
Species Biemna saucia Hooper, Capon & Hodder, 1991
Species Biemna seychellensis Thomas, 1973
Species Biemna spinomicroxea Mothes, Campos, Lerner, Carraro & van Soest, 2005
Species Biemna strongylota Rios & Cristobo, 2006
Species Biemna tenuisigma Pulitzer-Finali, 1978
Species Biemna tetraphis Tanita & Hoshino, 1989
Species Biemna thielei Burton, 1930
Species Biemna trirhaphis (Topsent, 1897)
Species Biemna trisigmata Mothes & Campos, 2004
Species Biemna truncata Hentschel, 1912
Species Biemna tubulata (Dendy, 1905)
Species Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)
Species Biemna victoriana Hallmann, 1916

Species Biemna annexa (Schmidt, 1870) accepted as Desmacella annexa Schmidt, 1870 (reverted genus transfer)
Species Biemna aruensis Hentschel, 1912 accepted as Microtylostylifer aruensis (Hentschel, 1912) (genus transfer)
Species Biemna capillifera (Levinsen, 1887) accepted as Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) (junior synonym)
Species Biemna ciocalyptoides Burton, 1959 accepted as Biemna ehrenbergi (Keller, 1889) (junior synonym)
Species Biemna demuthi Lehnert, 1993 accepted as Rhabderemia minutula (Carter, 1876) (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Species Biemna gemmulifera (Breitfuss, 1912) accepted as Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) (junior synonym)
Species Biemna grimaldii Topsent, 1890 accepted as Desmacella grimaldii (Topsent, 1890) (genus transfer)
Species Biemna groenlandica (Fristedt, 1887) accepted as Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) (junior synonym)
Species Biemna hamifera (Lundbeck, 1902) accepted as Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) (junior synonym)
Species Biemna inornata (Bowerbank, 1866) accepted as Desmacella inornata (Bowerbank, 1866) (reverted genus transfer)
Species Biemna jeffreysii (Bowerbank, 1866) accepted as Oceanapia robusta (Bowerbank, 1866) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Species Biemna oxeata van Soest & Stentoft, 1988 accepted as Biemna cribaria (Alcolado & Gotera, 1986) (junior synonym)
Species Biemna peachii (Bowerbank, 1866) accepted as Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) (junior synonym)
Species Biemna rhaphidiophora (Brøndsted, 1924) accepted as Suberites rhaphidiophorus (Brøndsted, 1924) (genus transfer)
Species Biemna rosea (Fristedt, 1887) accepted as Desmacella infundibuliformis (Vosmaer, 1885) (junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray, J.E. (1867). Notes on the Arrangement of Sponges, with the Descriptions of some New Genera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1867(2): 492-558, pls XXVII-XXVIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

(ofBiemma Bowerbank, 1882) Bowerbank, J.S.; Norman, A.M. (1882). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 4 (Supplement). (Ray Society: London): i-xvii, 1-250, pls I-XVII. [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. (2018). World Porifera database. Biemna Gray, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131897 on 2018-05-22
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original description Gray, J.E. (1867). Notes on the Arrangement of Sponges, with the Descriptions of some New Genera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1867(2): 492-558, pls XXVII-XXVIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAllantophora Whitelegge, 1907) Whitelegge, T. 1907. Sponges. Part I. - Addenda. Part II. Monaxonida continued. Pp. 487-515, pls XLV-XLVI. In: Scientific Results of the Trawling Expedition of H.M.C.S. ‘Thetis’ off the Coast of New South Wales in February and March, 1898. Memoirs of the Australian Museum, 4(10). [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofBiemma Bowerbank, 1882) Bowerbank, J.S.; Norman, A.M. (1882). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 4 (Supplement). (Ray Society: London): i-xvii, 1-250, pls I-XVII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofToxemna 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 

original description  (ofToxemma Laubenfels, 1936) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1936). A Discussion of the Sponge Fauna of the Dry Tortugas in Particular and the West Indies in General, with Material for a Revision of the Families and Orders of the Porifera. Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication. 467 (Tortugas Laboratory Paper 30) 1-225, pls 1-22.
page(s): 124 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Hajdu, E.; Van Soest, R.W.M. 2002. Family Desmacellidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886. Pp. 642-650. 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] 

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] 

additional source Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[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  (ofBiemma Bowerbank, 1882) Topsent, E. (1890). Notice préliminaire sur les spongiaires recueillis durant les campagnes de l'Hirondelle. Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France. 15: 26-32, 65-71. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofAllantophora Whitelegge, 1907) Hajdu, E.; Van Soest, R.W.M. 2002. Family Desmacellidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886. Pp. 642-650. 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] 

additional source  (ofBiemma Bowerbank, 1882) Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
 
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