WoRMS taxon details

Biemna fistulosa (Topsent, 1897)

168257  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:168257)

accepted
Species
Desmacella peachi var. fistulosa Topsent, 1897 (genus transfer and status change)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofDesmacella peachi var. fistulosa Topsent, 1897) Topsent, E. (1897). Spongiaires de la Baie d’Amboine. (Voyage de MM. M. Bedot et C. Pictet dans l’Archipel Malais). Revue suisse de Zoologie. 4: 421-487, pls 18-21.
page(s): 462-463 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Banda Sea  
type locality contained in Banda Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Description Multi thin-walled, fragile tubes, 1-2 cm across and 1-3 cm high, appearing as a thin stretched skin embedded with branching...  
Description Multi thin-walled, fragile tubes, 1-2 cm across and 1-3 cm high, appearing as a thin stretched skin embedded with branching coralline algae. Surface uneven, conulose and lacy in patches; body extremely cavernous. Oscules prominent, 1 cm wide, with raised membranous collars. Habitat: clustered in mixed algal beds, seagrass beds and shallow reefs. Distribution: also from SE Asia (Richmond, 1997). [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. Biemna fistulosa (Topsent, 1897). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=168257 on 2018-06-25
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2007-06-12 17:47:47Z
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original description  (ofDesmacella peachi var. fistulosa Topsent, 1897) Topsent, E. (1897). Spongiaires de la Baie d’Amboine. (Voyage de MM. M. Bedot et C. Pictet dans l’Archipel Malais). Revue suisse de Zoologie. 4: 421-487, pls 18-21.
page(s): 462-463 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Van Soest, R.W.M.; Beglinger, E.J. (2002). A new species of Biemna (Porifera, Poecilosclerida) from the Sultanate of Oman. Beaufortia. 52 (2): 15-24. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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] 

additional source Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Pulitzer-Finali, G. (1993). A collection of marine sponges from East Africa. Annales Museo Civico Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria". 89: 247-350. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pulitzer-Finali, G. (1982). Some shallow-water sponges from Hong Kong. In: B.S.Morton & C.K. Tseng, eds. The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China (Proceedings 1st International Marine Biolology Workshop). pp 97-110.
page(s): 101 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofDesmacella fistulosa Topsent, 1897) Hooper, J.N.A. 1996b. A toxic Biemna from Madagascar (Demospongiae:Poecilosclerida). Pp. 123-133. In: Willenz, Ph (Ed.), Recent Advances inSponge Biodiversity Inventory and Documentation. Bulletin de l’Institutroyal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique. Biologie, 66 (supplément 1-242). [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofDesmacella fistulosa Topsent, 1897) Van Soest, R.W.M.; Beglinger, E.J. (2002). A new species of Biemna (Porifera, Poecilosclerida) from the Sultanate of Oman. Beaufortia. 52 (2): 15-24. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Unknown type [from synonym] MNHN DT 1773, locality Banda Sea (Amboina) [view taxon]
From other sources
Description Multi thin-walled, fragile tubes, 1-2 cm across and 1-3 cm high, appearing as a thin stretched skin embedded with branching coralline algae. Surface uneven, conulose and lacy in patches; body extremely cavernous. Oscules prominent, 1 cm wide, with raised membranous collars. Habitat: clustered in mixed algal beds, seagrass beds and shallow reefs. Distribution: also from SE Asia (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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English stinging tube sponge  [details]