WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicometes stellata (Schmidt, 1870)

170913  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170913)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya caudata Deszö, 1879 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cometes Schmidt, 1879 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCometella stellata Schmidt, 1870) Schmidt, O. (1870). Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): iii-iv, 1-88, pls I-VI.
page(s): 49-50; pl IV fig 10 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution Greater Antilles  
Trusted: edited by a thematic editortype locality contained in Greater Antilles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
van Soest, R. (2010). Halicometes stellata (Schmidt, 1870). 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=170913 on 2017-12-14

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicometes cometes (Schmidt, 1879)) Schmidt, O. 1879. Die Spongien des Meerbusen von Mexico (Und des caraibischen Meeres). Abtheilung I. Heft I. Pp. 1-32, pls I-IV. In:Reports on the dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, by the USCSS ‘Blake’. (Gustav Fischer: Jena). [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCometella stellata Schmidt, 1870) Schmidt, O. (1870). Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): iii-iv, 1-88, pls I-VI.
page(s): 49-50; pl IV fig 10 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cometes Schmidt, 1879) Schmidt, O. 1879. Die Spongien des Meerbusen von Mexico (Und des caraibischen Meeres). Abtheilung I. Heft I. Pp. 1-32, pls I-IV. In:Reports on the dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, by the USCSS ‘Blake’. (Gustav Fischer: Jena). [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya caudata Deszö, 1879) Deszö, B. 1879. Die Histiologie und Sprossenentwicklung der Tethyen. Archiv für Mikroskopische Anatomie 16. [details]   

additional source Topsent, E. (1920). Spongiaires du Musée Zoologique de Strasbourg. Monaxonides. Bulletin de l’Institut océanographique, Monaco. 381: 1-36.
page(s): 31 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Rützler, K.; van Soest, R. W. M.; Piantoni, C. (2009). Sponges (Porifera) of the Gulf of Mexico. in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A & M Press, College Station, Texas. 285–313. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M. (2017). Sponges of the Guyana Shelf. Zootaxa. 4217: 1-225., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4217.1.1
page(s): 178 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Topsent, E. (1898). Introduction à l’étude monographique des Monaxonides de France. Classification des Hadromerina. Archives de Zoologie expérimentale et générale. (3) 6: 91-113.
page(s): 112 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

misapplication Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1950a). The Porifera of the Bermuda Archipelago. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. 27 (1): 1-154.
page(s): 99-100; note: This concerns a Timea species. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

misapplication Little, F.J. Jr. (1963). The sponge fauna of the St. George’s Sound, Apalache Bay, and Panama City Regions of the Florida Gulf Coast. Tulane Studies in Zoology 11(2): 31-71.
page(s): 56; note: This concerns a species of Timea[details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicometes cometes (Schmidt, 1879)) Sarà, M. 2002. Family Tethyidae Gray, 1848. Pp. 245-267. 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] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cometes Schmidt, 1879) Sarà, M. 2002. Family Tethyidae Gray, 1848. Pp. 245-267. 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] 

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya stellata (Schmidt, 1870)) Sollas, W.J. (1888). Report on the Tetractinellida collected by H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, 1873-1876. Zoology. 25(63): 1-458, pls I-XLIV, 1 map.
page(s): 440 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnknown type [from synonym] ZMUB , locality Greater Antilles [view taxon]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLectotype [from synonym] MZS Po0114A, locality Greater Antilles (Cuba, off N coast) [view taxon]