WoRMS taxon details

Tetrapocillon minor Pulitzer-Finali, 1993

168413  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:168413)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Pulitzer-Finali, G. (1993). A collection of marine sponges from East Africa. <em>Annales Museo Civico Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria".</em> 89: 247-350.
page(s): 296-297 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  MSNG 48312, geounit East African Coral Coast  
Holotype MSNG 48312, geounit East African Coral Coast [details]
Description Spherical sack-like masses, loosely attached to the substrate. Oscules raised, 1-2 cm diameter; surface smooth, undulating...  
Description Spherical sack-like masses, loosely attached to the substrate. Oscules raised, 1-2 cm diameter; surface smooth, undulating and extremely fragile, slightly elastic in life. Uniformly black with a maroon tinge and beige interior. Habitat: sheltered reefs on living coral. (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.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J.L.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R.; Morrow, C.C. (2019). World Porifera Database. Tetrapocillon minor Pulitzer-Finali, 1993. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=168413 on 2019-11-13
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2006-11-15 06:51:00Z
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original description Pulitzer-Finali, G. (1993). A collection of marine sponges from East Africa. <em>Annales Museo Civico Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria".</em> 89: 247-350.
page(s): 296-297 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fromont, J.; Alvarez, B.; Gomez, O.; Roberts, E. (2011). <i>Tetrapocillon</i> (Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida: Guitarridae) in Australia, with the description of a new species. <em>Records of the Western Australian Museum.</em> 26: 70-89.
page(s): 76-80 [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MSNG 48312, geounit East African Coral Coast [details]
From editor or global species database
Description Spherical sack-like masses, loosely attached to the substrate. Oscules raised, 1-2 cm diameter; surface smooth, undulating and extremely fragile, slightly elastic in life. Uniformly black with a maroon tinge and beige interior. Habitat: sheltered reefs on living coral. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Specimen ZMA 15263, Nosy Bé, Madagascar [details]
 

LanguageName 
English black sack sponge  [details]