WoRMS taxon details

Leptosastra constellata Topsent, 1904

133670  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133670)

accepted
Species
Hymedesmia constellata (Topsent, 1904) (reverted genus transfer)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Topsent, E. (1904). Spongiaires des Açores. Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies par le Prince Albert I. Monaco. 25: 1-280, pls 1-18.
page(s): 194-195 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Azores Canaries Madeira  
type locality contained in Azores Canaries Madeira [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. Leptosastra constellata Topsent, 1904. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=133670 on 2018-05-20
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-12-12 19:27:27Z
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original description Topsent, E. (1904). Spongiaires des Açores. Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies par le Prince Albert I. Monaco. 25: 1-280, pls 1-18.
page(s): 194-195 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Hooper, J.N.A. (2002). Family Hemiasterellidae Lendenfeld, 1889, in: Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (Ed.) (2002). Systema Porifera: a guide to the classification of sponges. pp. 186-195. (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 Stephens, J. 1921 [1920]. Sponges of the Coasts of Ireland. II. The Tetraxonida (concluded). Scientific Investigations of the Fisheries Branch. Department of Agriculture for Ireland 1920(2): 1-75, pls I-VI.
page(s): 63 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Unknown type MNHN DT 1033, locality Azores Canaries Madeira ( stn 578) [details]
From editor or global species database
Remark Leptosastra constellata is a perplexing sponge sharing characters of Hemiasterellidae (a crust of asters) and Hymedesmiidae (basal acanthostyles). Various assignments of authors reflect these ambiguous characters. [details]

From other sources
Holotype MOM [details]