WoRMS taxon details

Delectona higgini (Carter, 1880)

170401  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170401)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofAlectona higgini Carter, 1880) Carter, H.J. (1880). Report on Specimens dredged up from the Gulf of Manaar and presented to the Liverpool Free Museum by Capt.W.H. Cawne Warren. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (5) 6(31):35-61, pls IV-VI; 129-156, pls VII, VIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka  
type locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka [from synonym] [view taxon] [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. (2019). World Porifera database. Delectona higgini (Carter, 1880). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=170401 on 2019-01-23
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2005-07-27 15:04:39Z
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2005-09-09 16:45:37Z
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2010-04-19 13:48:59Z
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original description  (ofAlectona higgini Carter, 1880) Carter, H.J. (1880). Report on Specimens dredged up from the Gulf of Manaar and presented to the Liverpool Free Museum by Capt.W.H. Cawne Warren. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (5) 6(31):35-61, pls IV-VI; 129-156, pls VII, VIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Rützler, K. (2002). Family Alectonidae Rosell, 1996. Pp. 281-290. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow).  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Thomas, P.A. (1972). Boring sponges of the reefs of Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay. <em>Proceedings of the Symposium on Coral and Coral Reefs. (Marine Biological Association of India).</em> 333-362.
page(s): 351 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Thomas, P.A. (1985). Demospongiae of the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay. <em>In: Recent Advances in Marine Biology. New Delhi, James, P.S.B.R. (ed.). Today Tomorrow's Printers and Publishers.</em> 205-365.
page(s): 322-323 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy 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. <em>Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication.</em> 467 (Tortugas Laboratory Paper 30) 1-225, pls 1-22.
page(s): 158 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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