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Clathria (Clathria) prolifera (Ellis & Solander, 1786)

167563  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:167563)

accepted
Species
Clathria prolifera (Ellis & Solander, 1786)· accepted, alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Spongia ostracina Rafinesque, 1818 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Spongia urceolata Desor, 1851 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofSpongia prolifera Ellis & Solander, 1786) Ellis, J.; Solander, D. (1786). The Natural History of many curious and uncommon Zoophytes, collected from various parts of the Globe. Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. 4.(Benjamin White & Son: London): 1-206, pls 1-63., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/131537#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 189-190 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Originally described from New Jersey, NW...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Originally described from New Jersey, NW Atlantic, and subsequently reported from the whole Eastern Seaboard of the USA and south to Florida, Mexico and Brazil. The tropical records of this species need to be re-examined and are expected to belong to a different species. [details]
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]

Taxonomy For a comprehensive synonymy and further references concerning this species see Hooper, 1996a: 175-176.  
Taxonomy For a comprehensive synonymy and further references concerning this species see Hooper, 1996a: 175-176. [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. (2019). World Porifera database. Clathria (Clathria) prolifera (Ellis & Solander, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=167563 on 2019-01-18
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original description  (ofClathria delicata Lambe, 1896) Lambe, L.M. (1896). Sponges from the Atlantic coast of Canada. <em>Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada.</em> 2 (2): 181-211, pls. I-III.
page(s): 192 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofSpongia prolifera Ellis & Solander, 1786) Ellis, J.; Solander, D. (1786). The Natural History of many curious and uncommon Zoophytes, collected from various parts of the Globe. Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. 4.(Benjamin White & Son: London): 1-206, pls 1-63., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/131537#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 189-190 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofSpongia ostracina Rafinesque, 1818) Rafinesque, C.S. 1818c. Descriptions of species of sponges observed on the shores of Long Island. American Journal of Science and Arts 1: 149-151. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofSpongia urceolata Desor, 1851) Desor, E. (1848 (1851)). Zoological Investigations among the shoals of Nantucket. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory.</em> 3 (1848-51): 11, 17, 67-68., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/35741#page/75/mode/1up [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Hooper, J.N.A. (1996). Revision of Microcionidae (Porifera: Poecilosclerida: Demospongiae), with description of Australian species. <em>Memoirs of the Queensland Museum.</em> 40: 1-626., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/123914#page/5/mode/1up [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M. (1984). Marine sponges from Curaçao and other Caribbean localities. Part III. Poecilosclerida. <i>In</i>: Hummelinck, P.W. & Van der Steen, L.J. (Eds), Uitgaven van de Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen. No. 112. <i>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands</i>. 66 (199): 1-167.
page(s): 91-93 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Muricy, G.; Lopes, D.A.; Hajdu, E; Carvalho, M.S.; Moraes, F.C.; Klautau, M.; Menegola, C.; Pinheiro, U. (2011). Catalogue of Brazilian Porifera. <em>Museu Nacional, Série Livros.</em> 300 pp. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 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]

Taxonomy For a comprehensive synonymy and further references concerning this species see Hooper, 1996a: 175-176. [details]

Type locality Originally described from New Jersey, NW Atlantic, and subsequently reported from the whole Eastern Seaboard of the USA and south to Florida, Mexico and Brazil. The tropical records of this species need to be re-examined and are expected to belong to a different species. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English red sponge [from synonym]red moss sponge [from synonym]red bread sponge [from synonym]red beard sponge [from synonym]  [details]
German Roter Moosschwamm [from synonym]  [details]