WoRMS taxon details

Dotona pulchella Carter, 1880

134150  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134150)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Carter, H.J. (1880). Report on Specimens dredged up from the Gulf of Manaar and presented to the Liverpool Free Museum by Capt.W.H. Cawne Warren. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (5) 6(31):35-61, pls IV-VI; 129-156, pls VII, VIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka  
type locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka [details]
Note Originally described from the Gulf of Mannaar,...  
Type locality Originally described from the Gulf of Mannaar, India-Sri Lanka, but a Mediterranean subspecies was described by Rosell & Uriz,2002 (q.v.). Remarkably, Rosell & Uriz suggest that the Azorean specimens belong to the nominal subspecies from India and not the much closer Mediterranean subspecies. [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. Dotona pulchella Carter, 1880. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=134150 on 2018-05-20
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-09-09 16:45:37Z
changed
2005-12-06 19:16:26Z
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original description Carter, H.J. (1880). Report on Specimens dredged up from the Gulf of Manaar and presented to the Liverpool Free Museum by Capt.W.H. Cawne Warren. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (5) 6(31):35-61, pls IV-VI; 129-156, pls VII, VIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source 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): 108-109 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Rosell, D.; Uriz, M.J. (2002). Excavating and endolithic sponge species (Porifera) from the Mediterranean: species descriptions and identification key. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution. 2, 55-86. [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 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Type locality Originally described from the Gulf of Mannaar, India-Sri Lanka, but a Mediterranean subspecies was described by Rosell & Uriz,2002 (q.v.). Remarkably, Rosell & Uriz suggest that the Azorean specimens belong to the nominal subspecies from India and not the much closer Mediterranean subspecies. [details]

From other sources
Holotype lost (ex ZI.3032) [details]