WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopastas retiara Dendy, 1916

192407  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:192407)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Dendy, A. (1916). Report on the non-Calcareous Sponges collected by Mr. James Hornell at Okhamandal in Kattiawar in 1905-6. Report to the Government of Baroda on the Marine Zoology of Okhamandal in Kattiawar. 2: 93-146, pls I-IV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  BMNH 1920.12.9.46, locality Western India...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1920.12.9.46, locality Western India (India, Gujarat, Kattiawar, Okhmandal (Okhamadhi)) [details]
van Soest, R. (2017). Megalopastas retiara Dendy, 1916. 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=192407 on 2017-12-14

Date
action
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2005-12-18 15:00:44Z
created
2006-11-07 07:59:13Z
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2010-05-30 09:12:59Z
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original description Dendy, A. (1916). Report on the non-Calcareous Sponges collected by Mr. James Hornell at Okhamandal in Kattiawar in 1905-6. Report to the Government of Baroda on the Marine Zoology of Okhamandal in Kattiawar. 2: 93-146, pls I-IV. [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): 28 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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): 99-100 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1920.12.9.46, locality Western India (India, Gujarat, Kattiawar, Okhmandal (Okhamadhi)) [details]
 

Feeding Type
filter feeder [details]