WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia Gray, 1867

132044  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132044)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia melobesioides Gray, 1867 (type by original designation)
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 
van Soest, R. (2017). Placospongia Gray, 1867. 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=132044 on 2017-12-16

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-12-12 19:27:27Z
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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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyscaphora Hanitsch, 1895) Hanitsch, R. 1895. Notes on a Collection of Sponges from the West Coast of Portugal. Transactions of the Liverpool Biological Society 9:205-219, pls xii-xiii. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Rützler, K. (2002). Family Placospongiidae Gray, 1867. Pp. 196-200. 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 Vosmaer, G.C.J.; Vernhout, J.H. 1902. The Porifera of the Siboga-Expedition. I. The genus Placospongia. In: Weber, M. (Ed.), Siboga-Expeditie. Uitkomsten op zoologisch, botanisch, oceanographisch en geologisch gebied verzameld in Nederlandsch Oost-lndië 1899-1900aan boord H.M. ‘Siboga’ onder commando van Luitenant ter Zee 1e kl. G.F. Tydeman. 9 (Monographie VIa) (E.J. Brill, Leiden): 1-17, pls. 1-V. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyscaphora Hanitsch, 1895) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyscaphora Hanitsch, 1895) Rützler, K. (2002). Family Placospongiidae Gray, 1867. Pp. 196-200. 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] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy This is a senior synonym of Placospongia Wu Xi-chun, 1989 (fossil Hexactinellida, Lyssacinosida, Keriogastrospongiidae). The fossil genus name needs to be replaced. [details]