WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthotetilla Burton, 1959

171277 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:171277)
accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Burton, M. (1959). Sponges. In: Scientific Reports. John Murray Expedition 1933-34. 10(5). British Museum (Natural History): London. Pp. 151-281. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Remarkably, Burton (1959a) defined this genus...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Remarkably, Burton (1959a) defined this genus as lacking sigmaspires, but the type species (and indeed all other species of the genus) have abundant sigmaspires. [details]
van Soest, R. (2017). Acanthotetilla Burton, 1959. 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=171277 on 2017-11-24

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original description Burton, M. (1959). Sponges. In: Scientific Reports. John Murray Expedition 1933-34. 10(5). British Museum (Natural History): London. Pp. 151-281. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocinachyra Lévi, 1964) Lévi, C. (1964). Spongiaires du canal de Mozambique. Bulletin du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle. (2) 36(3): 384-395.
page(s): 386 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Rützler, K. (1987). Tetillidae (Spirophorida, Porifera): a taxonomic reevaluation. In: Vacelet J, Boury-Esnault N (eds) Taxonomy of Porifera from the N.E. Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series G, Ecological Sciences volume 13. Springer, Heidelberg, pp 187-203. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 195 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Van Soest, R.W.M.; Rützler, K. 2002. Family Tetillidae Sollas, 1888. Pp. 85-98. In: Hooper JNA, Van Soest RWM (eds) Systema Porifera: a guide to the classification of sponges. Kluwer, Plenum, New York, pp. i-xlviii, 1-1704. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M. (1977b). A revision of the megacanthoxea-bearing tetillids (Porifera, Spirophorida), with a description of a new species. In: Hummelinck, P.W. & Van der Steen, L.J. (Eds), Uitgaven van de Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen No.89. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands. 53: 1-14. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocinachyra Lévi, 1964) Van Soest, R.W.M.; Rützler, K. 2002. Family Tetillidae Sollas, 1888. Pp. 85-98. In: Hooper JNA, Van Soest RWM (eds) Systema Porifera: a guide to the classification of sponges. Kluwer, Plenum, New York, pp. i-xlviii, 1-1704. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Remarkably, Burton (1959a) defined this genus as lacking sigmaspires, but the type species (and indeed all other species of the genus) have abundant sigmaspires. [details]
 



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