WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia varia Verrill, 1907

170661  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170661)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A. E. (1907). The Bermuda Islands: Part V. An account of the Coral Reefs (Characteristic Life of the Bermuda Coral Reefs). Porifera: Sponges. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 12: 330-344, pls 35 C-D.
page(s): 341-342 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bermuda  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Bermuda [details]
van Soest, R. (2010). Polymastia varia. 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=170661 on 2018-01-22

Date
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2010-05-31 13:43:21Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1907). The Bermuda Islands: Part V. An account of the Coral Reefs (Characteristic Life of the Bermuda Coral Reefs). Porifera: Sponges. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 12: 330-344, pls 35 C-D.
page(s): 341-342 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification This is an unlikely Polymastia because Verrill shows a spiraster-like microsclere in addition to tylostyles. [details]