WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia megastrella Carter, 1876

134034  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134034)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Carter, H.J. (1876). Descriptions and Figures of Deep-Sea Sponges and their Spicules, from the Atlantic Ocean, dredged up on board H.M.S.‘Porcupine’, chiefly in 1869 (concluded). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (4) 18(105): 226-240; (106): 307-324; (107): 388-410;(108): 458-479, pls XII-XVI.
page(s): 400-401 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  BMNH 1882.7.28.128  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1882.7.28.128 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South European Atlantic Shelf  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in South European Atlantic Shelf [details]
van Soest, R. (2004). Geodia megastrella Carter, 1876. 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://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=134034 on 2017-12-15

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original description Carter, H.J. (1876). Descriptions and Figures of Deep-Sea Sponges and their Spicules, from the Atlantic Ocean, dredged up on board H.M.S.‘Porcupine’, chiefly in 1869 (concluded). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (4) 18(105): 226-240; (106): 307-324; (107): 388-410;(108): 458-479, pls XII-XVI.
page(s): 400-401 [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 Burton, M. (1956). The sponges of West Africa. Atlantide Report (Scientific Results of the Danish Expedition to the Coasts of Tropical West Africa, 1945-1946, Copenhagen). 4: 111-147.
page(s): 142 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Topsent, E. (1911). Sur une magnifique Geodia megastrella. Archives du Musée de la Rochelle (Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Naturelles de la Rochelle). 1-7, pl. 1. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Cárdenas, P.; Rapp, H. T. (2015). Demosponges from the Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge shed more light on the diversity and biogeography of North Atlantic deep-sea sponges. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 95(7), 1475-1516., available online at http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9887026&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S0025315415000983 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Cárdenas P, Xavier JR, Reveillaud J, Schander C, Rapp HT (2011) Molecular Phylogeny of the Astrophorida (Porifera, Demospongiae) Reveals an Unexpected High Level of Spicule Homoplasy. PLoS ONE 6(4) , available online at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0018318
note: These authors suggest that G. megastrella is a species complex. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Cárdenas, P.; Moore, J. A. (2017). First records of Geodia demosponges from the New England seamounts, an opportunity to test the use of DNA mini-barcodes on museum specimens. Marine Biodiversity. , available online at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12526-017-0775-3 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Topsent, E. (1928). Spongiaires de l’Atlantique et de la Méditerranée provenant des croisières du Prince Albert ler de Monaco. Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies par le Prince Albert I. Monaco. 74:1-376, pls I-XI.
page(s): 109-110 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

redescription 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): 248 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

misapplication Van Soest, R.W.M.; Stentoft, N. (1988). Barbados Deep-Water Sponges. In: Hummelinck, P.W. & Van der Steen, L.J. (Eds), Uitgaven van de Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen. No. 122. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao andother Caribbean Islands. 70(215): 1-175.
page(s): 14-15; fig 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1882.7.28.128 [details]