WoRMS taxon details

Racodiscula asteroides Zittel, 1878

171240  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:171240)

accepted
Species
Discodermia nucerium Schmidt, 1879 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Zittel, K.A. 1878a. Studien über fossile Spongien. II. Lithistidae. Abhandlungen der Mathematisch-Physikalischen Classe der Königlich-Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 13 (1): 65-154. [details]   
Depth range The Neotype depth data provided by Pisera & Lévi, 2002 are not entirely correct: they give 108-170 m, whereas it must be...  
Depth range The Neotype depth data provided by Pisera & Lévi, 2002 are not entirely correct: they give 108-170 m, whereas it must be 127 m. [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. (2019). World Porifera Database. Racodiscula asteroides Zittel, 1878. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=171240 on 2019-07-17
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original description Zittel, K.A. 1878a. Studien über fossile Spongien. II. Lithistidae. Abhandlungen der Mathematisch-Physikalischen Classe der Königlich-Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 13 (1): 65-154. [details]   

original description  (of Corallistes polydiscus sensu Schmidt, 1870) Schmidt, O. (1870). Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): iii-iv, 1-88, pls I-VI.
page(s): 24 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Racodiscula nucerium 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. <i>In</i>: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  (of Discodermia nucerium 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. <i>In</i>:Reports on the dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, by the USCSS ‘Blake'. (Gustav Fischer: Jena).
page(s): 25-26 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Rützler, K.; van Soest, R. W. M.; Piantoni, C. (2009). Sponges (Porifera) of the Gulf of Mexico. <i>in</i>: 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.; Stentoft, N. (1988). Barbados Deep-Water Sponges. <i>In</i>: Hummelinck, P.W. & Van der Steen, L.J. (Eds), Uitgaven van de Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen. No. 122. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao andother Caribbean Islands.</em> 70(215): 1-175.
page(s): 52-54; fig 23 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

redescription Pisera, A.; Lévi, C. (2002). Family Theonellidae Lendenfeld, 1903. Pp. 327-337. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

misapplication Carter, H.J. (1885). Report on a Collection of Marine Sponges from Japan, made by Dr. J. Anderson. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (5) 15 (89): 387-406, pls XII-XIV.
page(s): 400-402 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Neotype ZPAL Pf.15/1, geounit Eastern Caribbean [details]
Syntype (of Discodermia nucerium Schmidt, 1879) ZMUB, geounit Greater Antilles [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range The Neotype depth data provided by Pisera & Lévi, 2002 are not entirely correct: they give 108-170 m, whereas it must be 127 m. [details]