WoRMS name details

Calthropella simplex Sollas, 1888

133952  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133952)

alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sollas, W.J. (1888). Report on the Tetractinellida collected by H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, 1873-1876. Zoology. 25(63): 1-458, pls I-XLIV, 1 map.
page(s): 107-108 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Cape Verde  
type locality contained in Cape Verde [details]
Taxonomy Calthropella geodioides differs only from C. simplex, in possessing an unstable complement of single oxeas, without...  
Taxonomy Calthropella geodioides differs only from C. simplex, in possessing an unstable complement of single oxeas, without structural position in the skeleton, often broken, and occasionally absent. van Soest et al. (2010) maintain separate species Calthropella (C.) simplex and C. (C.) geodioides, because they did not examine the type of the former, but Sollas’ description of it makes it clear that it differs from C. (C.) geodioides in two doubtful features, lack of dichocalthrops (rarely present in C. (C.) geodioides) and oxeas (unstable presence in C. (C.) geodioides). Especially the shape of the globular asters in both is so similar that conspecificity is likely (modified from van Soest et al., 2010). [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. Calthropella simplex Sollas, 1888. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=133952 on 2018-02-19
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-08-10 12:15:54Z
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2010-12-15 10:30:55Z
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2018-01-08 11:03:10Z
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original description Sollas, W.J. (1888). Report on the Tetractinellida collected by H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, 1873-1876. Zoology. 25(63): 1-458, pls I-XLIV, 1 map.
page(s): 107-108 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Van Soest, R.W.M.; Beglinger, E.J.; De Voogd, N.J. (2010). Skeletons in confusion: a review of astrophorid sponges with (dicho-)calthrops as structural megascleres (Porifera, Demospongiae, Astrophorida). Zookeys. 68: 1-88. [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 

additional source Topsent, E. (1892). Contribution à l’étude des Spongiaires de l’Atlantique Nord (Golfe de Gascogne, Terre-Neuve, Açores). Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies par le Prince Albert I. Monaco. 2: 1-165, pls I-XI.
page(s): 42-43 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M.; Hooper, J.N.A. (2002). Family Calthropellidae Lendenfeld, 1906, in: Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (Ed.) (2002). Systema porifera: a guide to the classification of sponges. pp. 127-133 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Calthropella geodioides differs only from C. simplex, in possessing an unstable complement of single oxeas, without structural position in the skeleton, often broken, and occasionally absent. van Soest et al. (2010) maintain separate species Calthropella (C.) simplex and C. (C.) geodioides, because they did not examine the type of the former, but Sollas’ description of it makes it clear that it differs from C. (C.) geodioides in two doubtful features, lack of dichocalthrops (rarely present in C. (C.) geodioides) and oxeas (unstable presence in C. (C.) geodioides). Especially the shape of the globular asters in both is so similar that conspecificity is likely (modified from van Soest et al., 2010). [details]

From other sources
Holotype BMNH [details]