WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia megaster Burton, 1926

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Burton, M. 1926a. 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 Rept. 4 (Special Rept. 9): 1-29, 6 pls. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote South Africa  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa [details]
van Soest, R. (2010). Geodia megaster. 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=170145 on 2017-12-12

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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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original description Burton, M. 1926a. 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 Rept. 4 (Special Rept. 9): 1-29, 6 pls. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia (Synops) megaster Burton, 1926) Burton, M. 1926a. 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 Rept. 4 (Special Rept. 9): 1-29, 6 pls. [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 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa [details]