WoRMS taxon details

Geodia megaster Burton, 1926

170145  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170145)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Burton, M. (1926). Description of South African sponges collected in the South African Marine Survey. Part I. Myxospongia and Astrotetraxonida. Fisheries Bulletin. Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey Division, Union of South Africa. Report 4, Special Report 9 (6): 1-29. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note South Africa  
Type locality South Africa [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. Geodia megaster Burton, 1926. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=170145 on 2018-06-19
Date
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2010-02-12 09:19:42Z
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original description Burton, M. (1926). Description of South African sponges collected in the South African Marine Survey. Part I. Myxospongia and Astrotetraxonida. Fisheries Bulletin. Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey Division, Union of South Africa. Report 4, Special Report 9 (6): 1-29. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofGeodia (Synops) megaster Burton, 1926) Burton, M. (1926). Description of South African sponges collected in the South African Marine Survey. Part I. Myxospongia and Astrotetraxonida. Fisheries Bulletin. Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey Division, Union of South Africa. Report 4, Special Report 9 (6): 1-29. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Samaai, T. (2006). Biodiversity "hotspots", patterns of richness and endemism, and distribution of marine sponges in South Africa based on actual and interpolation data: A comparative approach. Zootaxa. 1358: 1-37. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From other sources
Type locality South Africa [details]