WoRMS taxon details

Spheciospongia vagabunda (Ridley, 1884)

170563  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170563)

accepted
Species
Spirastrella cylindrica Kieschnick, 1896 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Spirastrella vagabunda var. fungoides Dendy, 1905 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Spirastrella vagabunda var. gallensis Dendy, 1905 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Spirastrella vagabunda var. tubulodigitata Dendy, 1905 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofSpirastrella vagabunda Ridley, 1884) Ridley, S.O. (1884). Spongiida. Report on the Zoological Collections made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean during the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Alert’, 1881-2. (British Museum (Natural History): London). 366-482, pls 39-43; 582-630, pls 53-54.
page(s): 468-469 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria  
type locality contained in Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Description Steep-sided cone, up to 20 cm wide, 12 cm high and surrounded by shorter, rounded projections, or small cones, 1-4 cm high,...  
Description Steep-sided cone, up to 20 cm wide, 12 cm high and surrounded by shorter, rounded projections, or small cones, 1-4 cm high, separated over substrate; base excavates coral rubble; surface undulating; bright orange brown or deep purplish-brown. Habitat: shallow lagoonal reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (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. Spheciospongia vagabunda (Ridley, 1884). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=170563 on 2018-04-23
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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original description  (ofSpirastrella vagabunda Ridley, 1884) Ridley, S.O. (1884). Spongiida. Report on the Zoological Collections made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean during the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Alert’, 1881-2. (British Museum (Natural History): London). 366-482, pls 39-43; 582-630, pls 53-54.
page(s): 468-469 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofSpirastrella cylindrica Kieschnick, 1896) Kieschnick, O. 1896. Silicispongiae von Ternate nach den Sammlungen von Herrn Prof. Dr. W. Kükenthal. Zoologischer Anzeiger 19(520):526-534. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofSpirastrella vagabunda var. fungoides Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3 (Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London). Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofSpirastrella vagabunda var. gallensis Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3 (Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London). Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofSpirastrella vagabunda var. tubulodigitata Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3 (Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London). Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Hooper, J.N.A. (2008). Sponges. Pp 170-186. In: P. Hutchings, M.J. Kingsford & I.O. Hoegh-Guldberg (eds). he Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and management. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne.
page(s): 180 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Sutcliffe, P.R.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Pitcher, C.R. 2010. The most common sponges on the Great Barrer Reef seabed, Australia, include species new to science (Phylum Porifera). Zootaxa 2616: 1-30., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2010/f/zt02616p030.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofSpirastrella vagabunda Ridley, 1884) 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  (ofSpirastrella vagabunda Ridley, 1884) Bergquist, P.R. (1965). The Sponges of Micronesia, Part I. The Palau Archipelago. Pacific Science. 19 (2): 123-204. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofSpirastrella vagabunda Ridley, 1884) Lévi, C. (1967). Démosponges Récoltées en Nouvelle-Calédonie par la Mission Singer-Polignac. Expédition Française sur les récifs coralliens de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, Paris. 2: 13-28, pls I-III.
page(s): 16-17 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Morton B. & Morton JE. (1983). The sea shore ecology of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Steep-sided cone, up to 20 cm wide, 12 cm high and surrounded by shorter, rounded projections, or small cones, 1-4 cm high, separated over substrate; base excavates coral rubble; surface undulating; bright orange brown or deep purplish-brown. Habitat: shallow lagoonal reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]