WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia virgultosa Esper, 1797

193649  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:193649)

nomen nudum
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark However the species Spongia virgultosa...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark However the species Spongia virgultosa Schmidt, 1868 is a good species [details]
van Soest, R. (2013). Spongia virgultosa. 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=193649 on 2017-12-17

Date
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2005-12-18 15:00:44Z
created
2009-04-17 07:57:56Z
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2013-07-19 11:40:12Z
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basis of record Esper, E.J.C. 1797. Fortsetzungen der Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungennach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Erster Theil.(Nürnberg): 1-230, pls L-LXI. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemark There is no description, only a plate in the 1797 edition (plate LXVI). As such the name is a nomen nudum (see the Code. However, Lamarck (1814) used the named subsequently for a species in the Caribbean, not unlike the sponge in Esper's plate. Lamarck's description and material represents the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark However the species Spongia virgultosa Schmidt, 1868 is a good species [details]