WoRMS name details

Timea curvistellifera (Dendy, 1905)

171021  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:171021)

 unaccepted (genus transfer)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofHymedesmia curvistellifera 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 
Type locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka  
type locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Status Timea curvistellifera is transferred into Spirastrella, because according to the original description it is a thinly...  
Status Timea curvistellifera is transferred into Spirastrella, because according to the original description it is a thinly encrusting sponge that has no asters as typical for Timea, but an ectosomal crust of spirasters with robust, conical spines either terminally arranged or following the convex sides of the axis, which is congruent with Spirastrella. [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. Timea curvistellifera (Dendy, 1905). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=171021 on 2018-02-21
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2008-10-27 08:11:57Z
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original description  (ofHymedesmia curvistellifera 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 Lévi, C. (1961). Résultats scientifiques des Campagnes de la ‘Calypso’. Campagne 1954 dans l’Océan Indien (suite). 2. Les spongiaires de l’Ile Aldabra. Annales de l’Institut océanographique. 1-32, pls 1-2.
page(s): 11-12 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Vacelet, J.; Vasseur, P. (1965). Spongiaires des grottes et surplombs des récifs de Tuléar (Madagascar). Recueil des Travaux de la Station marine d’Endoume. 2-4: 71-123.
page(s): 95-96 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Vacelet, J.; Vasseur, P. (1971). Éponges des récifs coralliens de Tuléar (Madagascar). Téthys. Supplément 1: 51-126.
page(s): 76 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Vacelet, J.; Vasseur, P.; Lévi, C. (1976). Spongiaires de la pente externe des récifs coralliens de Tuléar (Sud-Ouest de Madagascar). Mémoires du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (A, Zoologie). 49:1-116, pls I-X.
page(s): 41 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Thomas, P.A. (1981). A second collection of marine Demospongiae from Mahe Island in the Seychelles Bank (Indian Ocean). Annales du Musée royal de l’Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Sciences zoologiques. 233: 1-33. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Status Timea curvistellifera is transferred into Spirastrella, because according to the original description it is a thinly encrusting sponge that has no asters as typical for Timea, but an ectosomal crust of spirasters with robust, conical spines either terminally arranged or following the convex sides of the axis, which is congruent with Spirastrella. [details]