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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Microciona) armata (Bowerbank, 1862)

167614  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:167614)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphilectus svarchevskyi Laubenfels, 1936 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria armata (Bowerbank, 1862)· accepted, alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopalina toxotes Schmidt, 1868 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) Bowerbank, J.S. 1862a. On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part II. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 152(2): 747-829, pls XXVII-XXXV.
page(s): 779 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) Bowerbank, J.S. 1866a. A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 130 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  BMNH 1930.7.3.210, locality Celtic Seas...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype [from synonym] BMNH 1930.7.3.210, locality Celtic Seas (Northern Ireland, Strangford Lough) [view taxon]
van Soest, R. (2009). Clathria (Microciona) armata (Bowerbank, 1862). 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=167614 on 2017-12-13

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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) Bowerbank, J.S. 1862a. On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part II. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 152(2): 747-829, pls XXVII-XXXV.
page(s): 779 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) Bowerbank, J.S. 1866a. A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 130 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopalina toxotes Schmidt, 1868) Schmidt, O. 1868. Die Spongien der Küste von Algier. Mit Nachträgen zu den Spongien des Adriatischen Meeres (Drittes Supplement). (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): i-iv, 1-44, pls I-V.
page(s): 26; pl V fig 5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphilectus svarchevskyi Laubenfels, 1936) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1936). A Discussion of the Sponge Fauna of the Dry Tortugas in Particular and the West Indies in General, with Material for a Revision of the Families and Orders of the Porifera. Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication. 467 (Tortugas Laboratory Paper 30) 1-225, pls 1-22. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M.; Picton, B.E.; Morrow, C. (2000). Sponges of the North East Atlantic. In: World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series, Windows/Mac version 1.0. (ETI, University of Amsterdam:Amsterdam), available online at http://species-identification.org/species.php?species_group=sponges&id=104&menuentry=soorten., available online at http://species-identification.org/species.php?species_group=sponges&id=104&menuentry=soorten [details]   

additional source Bertolino, M.; Cerrano, C.; Bavestrello, G.; Carella, M.; Pansini, M.; Calcinai, B. (2013). Diversity of Porifera in the Mediterranean coralligenous accretions, with description of a new species. ZooKeys. 336: 1-37., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.336.5139
page(s): 12-13 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M.; Beglinger, E.J.; De Voogd, N.J. (2013). Microcionid sponges from Northwest Africa and the Macaronesian Islands (Porifera, Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida). Zoölogische Mededelingen Leiden. 87 (4): 275-404., available online at http://www.zoologischemededelingen.nl/cgi/t/text/get-pdf?c=zoomed;idno=8702a03
page(s): 292 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopalina toxotes Schmidt, 1868) Van Soest, R.W.M.; Beglinger, E.J.; De Voogd, N.J. (2013). Microcionid sponges from Northwest Africa and the Macaronesian Islands (Porifera, Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida). Zoölogische Mededelingen Leiden. 87 (4): 275-404., available online at http://www.zoologischemededelingen.nl/cgi/t/text/get-pdf?c=zoomed;idno=8702a03 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

misapplication  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphilectus armatus (Bowerbank, 1866)) Babiç, K. 1922. Monactinellida und Tetractinellida des Adriatischen Meeres. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 46(2): 217-302, pls 8-9.
page(s): 261-262; fig D1 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphilectus armatus (Bowerbank, 1866)) Vosmaer, G.C.J. 1880. The Sponges of the Leyden Museum. 1. The family of the Desmacidinae. Notes from the Leyden Museum 2: 99-164. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsperia armata (Bowerbank, 1862)) Fristedt, K. 1885. Bidrag till Kännedomen om de vid Sveriges vestra Kust lefvande Spongiae. Kungliga Svenska vetenskapsakademiens handlingar21: 1-56, pls I-IV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphilectus svarchevskyi Laubenfels, 1936) Hooper, J.N.A. 1996a. Revision of Microcionidae (Porifera: Poecilosclerida: Demospongiae), with description of Australian species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 40: 1-626. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) Lévi, C. (1956). Spongiaires de la région de Dakar. Bulletin de l’Institut français d’Afrique noire (A, Sciences naturelles). 18 (2): 391-405.
page(s): 399-400; fig 6 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) Pulitzer-Finali, G. (1983). A collection of Mediterranean Demospongiae (Porifera) with, in appendix, a list of the Demospongiae hitherto recorded from the Mediterranean Sea. Annali del Museo civico di storia naturale Giacomo Doria. 84: 445-621.
page(s): 573-574; fig 69 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) Stephens, J. 1912. A Biological Survey of Clare Island in the County of Mayo, Ireland and the Adjoining District. Marine Porifera. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 31 (Section 3, Part 59): 1-42, pl. I.
page(s): 27 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) Stephens, J. 1921 [1920]. Sponges of the Coasts of Ireland. II. The Tetraxonida (concluded). Scientific Investigations of the Fisheries Branch. Department of Agriculture for Ireland 1920(2): 1-75, pls I-VI.
page(s): 55 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) Topsent, E. (1892). Diagnoses d’éponges nouvelles de la Méditerranée et plus particulièrement de Banyuls. Archives de Zoologie expérimentale et générale. (2) 10 (Notes et Revue 6) xvii-xxviii.
page(s): XVII [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria armata (Bowerbank, 1862)) 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 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria armata (Bowerbank, 1862)) Van Soest, R.W.M. (1993). Affinities of the Marine Demospongiae Fauna of the Cape Verde Islands and Tropical West Africa. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg. 159: 205-219. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) Howson, C. M.; Picton, B. E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862) 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 
 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype [from synonym] BMNH 1930.7.3.210, locality Celtic Seas (Northern Ireland, Strangford Lough) [view taxon]
 

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Microciona armata skeleton
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