WoRMS name details

Microciona prolifera (Ellis & Solander, 1786)

157404  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157404)

 unaccepted (genus transfer)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Taxonomy Vosmaer (1935) lumped large numbers of unrelated species under the name Microciona prolifera. This is untenable and best...  
Taxonomy Vosmaer (1935) lumped large numbers of unrelated species under the name Microciona prolifera. This is untenable and best ignored. [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia to Florida and Texas; Cobscook Bay  
Distribution Nova Scotia to Florida and Texas; Cobscook Bay [details]

Taxonomy Family: Microcionidae according to Trott (2004).  
Taxonomy Family: Microcionidae according to Trott (2004). [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. Microciona prolifera (Ellis & Solander, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157404 on 2018-06-22
Date
action
by
2005-05-23 09:16:32Z
created
2009-04-12 12:05:45Z
changed

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basis of record Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p. [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source George, W.C.; Wilson, H.V. (1919). Sponges of Beaufort (N.C.) Harbor and Vicinity. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Washington. 36: 129-179, pls. LVI-LXVI.
page(s): 157-158 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Little, F.J. Jr. (1963). The sponge fauna of the St. George’s Sound, Apalache Bay, and Panama City Regions of the Florida Gulf Coast. Tulane Studies in Zoology 11(2): 31-71.
page(s): 49 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Vosmaer (1935) lumped large numbers of unrelated species under the name Microciona prolifera. This is untenable and best ignored. [details]

From other sources
Distribution Nova Scotia to Florida and Texas; Cobscook Bay [details]

Taxonomy Family: Microcionidae according to Trott (2004). [details]