WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCometella stellata Schmidt, 1870

190706

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:190706

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Although Sarà (2002) gives details about...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Although Sarà (2002) gives details about specimens in the Zoological Museum of Strasbourg, a recent overview of the collections (Dr Marie Meister in litteris) comments that the specimens were 'pas retrouvé'.
According to Sarà, there are also 'teased' fragments in the Natural History Museum in London (BMNH 1870.5.3.98 & 1929.2.10.38) labeled Tethya cometes O. Schm/ Golf v.Mexico Agassiz'which may be part of the type series. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Although Sarà (2002) gives details about...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Although Sarà (2002) gives details about specimens in the Zoological Museum of Strasbourg, a recent overview of the collections (Dr Marie Meister in litteris) comments that the specimens were 'pas retrouvé'.
According to Sarà, there are also 'teased' fragments in the Natural History Museum in London (BMNH 1870.5.3.98 & 1929.2.10.38) labeled Tethya cometes O. Schm/ Golf v.Mexico Agassiz'which may be part of the type series. [details]
van Soest, R. (2007). Cometella 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=190706 on 2017-11-17

Date
action
by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z
created
2007-06-05 11:45:41Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



original description 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 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLectotype MZS Po0114A, locality Greater Antilles (Cuba, off N coast) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Although Sarà (2002) gives details about specimens in the Zoological Museum of Strasbourg, a recent overview of the collections (Dr Marie Meister in litteris) comments that the specimens were 'pas retrouvé'.
According to Sarà, there are also 'teased' fragments in the Natural History Museum in London (BMNH 1870.5.3.98 & 1929.2.10.38) labeled Tethya cometes O. Schm/ Golf v.Mexico Agassiz'which may be part of the type series. [details]