WoRMS taxon details

Metania Gray, 1867

167051  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:167051)

accepted
Genus
Spongilla reticulata Bowerbank, 1863 accepted as Metania reticulata (Bowerbank, 1863) (type by subsequent designation)
Parametania Brien, 1968 (junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray, J.E. (1867). Notes on the Arrangement of Sponges, with the Descriptions of some New Genera. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1867(2): 492-558, pls XXVII-XXVIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
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. (2019). World Porifera database. Metania Gray, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=167051 on 2019-01-21
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original description Gray, J.E. (1867). Notes on the Arrangement of Sponges, with the Descriptions of some New Genera. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1867(2): 492-558, pls XXVII-XXVIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofParametania Brien, 1968) Brien, P. (1968). Les genres <i>Parametania</i> (n. gen.) et <i>Metania</i> (Gray). I.Éponges d'eau douce africaines. <i>Parametania Schoutedeni</i> (Burton) -<i>Parametania Godeauxi</i> (n. sp.). <em>Bulletin de l'Académie royale de Belgique. Classe des sciences.</em> 54(4): 374-398, pls I-II. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Manconi, R.; Pronzato, R. (2002). Suborder Spongillina subord. nov.: Freshwater sponges. Pp. 921-1020. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Manconi, R.; Pronzato, R. (2009). Atlas of African freshwater sponges. <em>Studies in Afrotropical Zoology, Tervuren, Royal Museum for Central Africa.</em> 295, 1-214. [details]   

additional source Manconi, R.; Cadeddu, B.; Pronzato, R. (2015). Adaptive morpho-traits, taxonomy and biogeography of <em>Metania </em>Gray, 1867 (Porifera: Spongillina: Metaniidae) with the description of a new species from Madagascar. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3918(1): 39-56., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3918.1.2
page(s): 39 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Da Silva, C.M.M.; Volkmer-Ribeiro, C. (1998). The Ethiopian species of the genus <i>Metania</i> (Porifera, Metaniidae): I. Redescription of <i>M. pottsi</i>, comb. n. <em>Iheringia. Série Zoologia.</em> 85: 157-168. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality