WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheciospongia vagabunda (Ridley, 1884)

170563 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170563)
accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella cylindrica Kieschnick, 1896 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. fungoides Dendy, 1905 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. gallensis Dendy, 1905 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. tubulodigitata Dendy, 1905 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda Ridley, 1884) Ridley, S.O. 1884a. Spongiida. Pp. 366-482, pls 39-43; 582-630, pls 53-54. In: 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).
page(s): 468-469 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Steep-sided cone, up to 20 cm wide, 12 cm high...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
Boury-Esnault, N.; van Soest, R. (2017). Spheciospongia vagabunda (Ridley, 1884). 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=170563 on 2017-11-22

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda Ridley, 1884) Ridley, S.O. 1884a. Spongiida. Pp. 366-482, pls 39-43; 582-630, pls 53-54. In: 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).
page(s): 468-469 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. fungoides Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. 1905. Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI. 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). [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. gallensis Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. 1905. Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI. 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). [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. tubulodigitata Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. 1905. Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI. 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). [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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella 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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]