WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) irregularis (Lendenfeld, 1889)

165197 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165197)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (junior synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Hooper & Wiedenmayer (1994) assigned this...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Hooper & Wiedenmayer (1994) assigned this species to the Australian Spongia hispida Lamarck, 1814. However, since (a) Lendenfeld assigned ten varieties to this species, (b) these varieties were from many different localities all over the world, (c) no single variety so far has been indicated as the typical variety, and (d) there are many subsequent records of this species from non-Australian localities, this assignment is premature and should be reviewed based on an overview study. For the time being we refer the species Spongia (Spongia) irregularis to Spongia (Spongia) hispida because irregularis is a junior primary homonym of Euspongia officinalis var. irregularis Schulze, 1879. [details]
van Soest, R. (2017). Spongia (Spongia) irregularis (Lendenfeld, 1889). 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://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=165197 on 2017-11-23

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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2010-05-18 18:36:36Z
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additional source Helmy, T.; El Serehy, H.; Mohamed, S.Z.; Van Soest, R.W.M. 2004. Description and classification of dictyoceratid sponges from the northern Red Sea. Beaufortia 54 (6): 81-91.
page(s): 87-88 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Kelly, M.; Edwards, A.R.; Wilkinson, M.R.; Alvarez, B.; Cook, S. de C.; Bergquist, P.R.; Buckeridge, St J.; Campbell, H.J.; Reiswig, H.M.; Valentine, C.; Vacelet, J. (2009). Phylum Porifera: sponges. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 23-46. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Hooper & Wiedenmayer (1994) assigned this species to the Australian Spongia hispida Lamarck, 1814. However, since (a) Lendenfeld assigned ten varieties to this species, (b) these varieties were from many different localities all over the world, (c) no single variety so far has been indicated as the typical variety, and (d) there are many subsequent records of this species from non-Australian localities, this assignment is premature and should be reviewed based on an overview study. For the time being we refer the species Spongia (Spongia) irregularis to Spongia (Spongia) hispida because irregularis is a junior primary homonym of Euspongia officinalis var. irregularis Schulze, 1879. [details]