WoRMS taxon details

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

170565  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170565)

accepted
Variety
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Sri Lankan Exclusive Economic Zone  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Sri Lankan Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Ridley based his new variety of Spirastrella...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Ridley based his new variety of Spirastrella (now Spheciospongia) vagabunda on Carter's (1882: 352) Suberites ? sp. At a later date, Carter (1887) partly accepted Ridley's name by erecting Suberites trincomaliensis for this same material from Sri Lanka, claiming it -incorrectly-as his own. Carter's name is a junior synonym.
The status is controversial as Hooper & Wiedenmayer (1994) suggested this to be a junior synonym of S. vagabunda. This still has to be demonstrated. [details]
van Soest, R. (2008). Spheciospongia vagabunda var. trincomaliensis (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=170565 on 2017-12-18

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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2005-12-10 09:33:16Z
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2008-07-07 08:25:44Z
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original description 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. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites trincomaliensis Carter, 1887) Carter, H.J. 1887a. Report on the Marine Sponges, chiefly from King Island, in the Mergui Archipelago, collected for the Trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, by Dr. John Anderson, F.R.S., Superintendent of the Museum. Journal of the Linnean Society. Zoology 21(127-128): 61-84, pls 5-7. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. trincomaliensis 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. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirastrella vagabunda var. trincomaliensis 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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Ridley based his new variety of Spirastrella (now Spheciospongia) vagabunda on Carter's (1882: 352) Suberites ? sp. At a later date, Carter (1887) partly accepted Ridley's name by erecting Suberites trincomaliensis for this same material from Sri Lanka, claiming it -incorrectly-as his own. Carter's name is a junior synonym.
The status is controversial as Hooper & Wiedenmayer (1994) suggested this to be a junior synonym of S. vagabunda. This still has to be demonstrated. [details]