WoRMS taxon details

Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)

133205  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133205)

accepted
Species
Desmacella capillifera (Levinsen, 1887) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella groenlandica Fristedt, 1887 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Desmacella hamifera Lundbeck, 1902 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella peachii (Bowerbank, 1866) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella peachii var. groenlandica Fristedt, 1887 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella peachii var. stellifera Fristedt, 1885 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacidon korenii Schmidt, 1875 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacidon peachii Bowerbank, 1866 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Gellius capillifer Levinsen, 1887 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Gellius gemmuliferus Breitfuss, 1912 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Halichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858· accepted, alternate representation (genus transfer)
Hymeniacidon varians Bowerbank, 1882 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Raphiodesma aculeatum Topsent, 1888 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofHalichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858) Bowerbank, J.S. (1858). On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part I. On the Spicula. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 148(2): 279-332, pls XXII-XXVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Celtic Seas  
type locality contained in Celtic Seas [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
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 variantia (Bowerbank, 1858). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=133205 on 2018-04-23
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original description  (ofDesmacella hamifera Lundbeck, 1902) Lundbeck, W. (1902). Porifera. (Part I.) Homorrhaphidae and Heterorrhaphidae. Pp. 1-108, pls I-XIX, 1 map. In: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. 6(1). (Bianco Luno: Copenhagen).
page(s): 93-95 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDesmacidon korenii Schmidt, 1875) Schmidt, O. (1875). Spongien. Die Expedition zur physikalisch-chemischen und biologischen Untersuchung der Nordsee im Sommer 1872. Jahresbericht der Commission zur Wissenschaftlichen Untersuchung der Deutschen Meere in Kiel. 2-3: 115-120, pl. I. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDesmacidon peachii Bowerbank, 1866) Bowerbank, J.S. (1866). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofGellius capillifer Levinsen, 1887) Levinsen, G.M.R. (1887). Kara-Havets Svampe (Porifera). Dijmphna-Togtets zoologisk-botaniske Udbytte. 1: 339-372, pls XXIX-XXXI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofHymeniacidon varians 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  (ofRaphiodesma aculeatum Topsent, 1888) Topsent, E. (1887 [1888]). Contribution à l’étude des Clionides. Archives de Zoologie expérimentale et générale. 2 (5 bis): 1-165, pls I-VII.
page(s): 152-153; pl VI fig 14 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDesmacella peachii var. groenlandica Fristedt, 1887) Fristedt, K. 1887a. Sponges from the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans and the Behring Sea. Vega-Expeditionens Vetenskap. Iakttagelser (Nordenskiöld) 4: 401-471, pls 22-31.
page(s): 441-442 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDesmacella peachii var. stellifera Fristedt, 1885) Fristedt, K. 1885. Bidrag till Kännedomen om de vid Sveriges vestra Kust lefvande Spongiae. Kungliga Svenska vetenskapsakademiens handlingar21: 1-56, pls I-IV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofHalichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858) Bowerbank, J.S. (1858). On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part I. On the Spicula. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 148(2): 279-332, pls XXII-XXVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofBiemna capillifera (Levinsen, 1887)) Levinsen, G.M.R. (1887). Kara-Havets Svampe (Porifera). Dijmphna-Togtets zoologisk-botaniske Udbytte. 1: 339-372, pls XXIX-XXXI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofGellius gemmuliferus Breitfuss, 1912) Breitfuss, L.L. 1912. Zur Kenntniss der Spongio-Fauna des Kola Fjords. Travaux de la Societé Impériale des Naturalistes de St. Petersbourg, Section Zoologie 41: 61-80, pls. I-II. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 Burton, M. (1931). The Folden Fiord. Report on the sponges collected by Mr. Soot-Ryven in the Folden Fiord in the year. Tromsø Museum Skrifter. 1 (13): 1-8. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Solórzano, M.R. (1990). Poríferos del litoral gallego: estudio faunístico, distribución e inventario. Phd Thesis Unversidad de Santiago de Compostela. 1036 pp.
page(s): 655-658 [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 Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Descatoire, A. (1966). Sur quelques Démosponges de l'Archipel de Glénan. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 7 (3): 231-246, pl. 1. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 240-241 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Borojevic, R.; Cabioch, L.; Lévi, C. (1968). Inventaire de la faune marine de Roscoff. Spongiaires. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 9 (1): 1-44., available online at http://www.sb-roscoff.fr/images/stories/sbr/observation/documents/spongiaires.pdf
page(s): 18 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Burton, M. (1930). Norwegian Sponges from the Norman Collection. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1930 (2): 487-546, pls I-II. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pansini, M. (1987). Littoral demosponges from the banks of the Strait of Sicily and the Alboran Sea. In: Vacelet J, Boury-Esnault N (eds) Taxonomy of Porifera from the N.E. Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series G, Ecological Sciences Springer, Heidelberg. 13, 149-185. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 163; note: with a short description [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Maldonado, M. (1992). Demosponges of the red coral bottoms from the Alboran Sea. Journal of Natural History. 26: 1131-1161. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 1 134 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofDesmacella groenlandica Fristedt, 1887) 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 

new combination reference  (ofDesmacella groenlandica Fristedt, 1887) Lundbeck, W. (1902). Porifera. (Part I.) Homorrhaphidae and Heterorrhaphidae. Pp. 1-108, pls I-XIX, 1 map. In: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. 6(1). (Bianco Luno: Copenhagen).
page(s): 95-97 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofDesmacella hamifera Lundbeck, 1902) 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  (ofDesmacella variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)) 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  (ofBiemna gemmulifera (Breitfuss, 1912)) 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 

new combination reference  (ofBiemna gemmulifera (Breitfuss, 1912)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898. 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofHalichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858) 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] 

new combination reference  (ofHymeniacidon variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)) Bowerbank, J.S. (1866). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 174-175 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference  (ofBiemna peachii (Bowerbank, 1866)) 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 

additional source  (ofBiemna peachii (Bowerbank, 1866)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898. 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofBiemna peachii (Bowerbank, 1866)) Topsent, E. (1913). Spongiaires provenant des campagnes scientifiques de la ‘Princesse Alice’ dans les Mers du Nord (1898-1899 - 1906-1907). Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies par le Prince Albert I de Monaco. 45: 1-67, pls I-V.
page(s): 50-51 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference  (ofDesmacella capillifera (Levinsen, 1887)) Lundbeck, W. (1902). Porifera. (Part I.) Homorrhaphidae and Heterorrhaphidae. Pp. 1-108, pls I-XIX, 1 map. In: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. 6(1). (Bianco Luno: Copenhagen).
page(s): 88-90 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference  (ofAsychis variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)) 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 

new combination reference  (ofBiemna variantia hamifera (Lundbeck, 1902)) Koltun, V.M. (1959). [Siliceous horny sponges of the northern and fareastern seas of the U.S.S.R.] [In Russian]. Opredeliteli po faune SSR, izdavaemye Zoologicheskim muzeem Akademii nauk. 67: 1-236. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofGellius gemmuliferus Breitfuss, 1912) Koltun, V.M. (1959). [Siliceous horny sponges of the northern and fareastern seas of the U.S.S.R.] [In Russian]. Opredeliteli po faune SSR, izdavaemye Zoologicheskim muzeem Akademii nauk. 67: 1-236. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofDesmacella peachii (Bowerbank, 1866)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898. 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofDesmacella peachii (Bowerbank, 1866)) Lundbeck, W. (1902). Porifera. (Part I.) Homorrhaphidae and Heterorrhaphidae. Pp. 1-108, pls I-XIX, 1 map. In: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. 6(1). (Bianco Luno: Copenhagen).
page(s): 90-93 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofDesmacella peachii var. groenlandica Fristedt, 1887) 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  (ofBiemna capillifera (Levinsen, 1887)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898. 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofBiemna hamifera (Lundbeck, 1902)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898. 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference  (ofBiemna groenlandica (Fristedt, 1887)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898. 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Habitat detritic bottom according to Pansini, 1987. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English massive beige horny sponge  [details]
French éponge variante  [details]