WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKerasemna humilis (Thiele, 1903)

221081  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:221081)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Thiele, J. 1903a. Kieselschwämme von Ternate. II. Abhandlungen herausgegeben von der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft 25: 933-968, pl. XVIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Amorphous and flimsy sponge forming clumps...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Amorphous and flimsy sponge forming clumps 5-15 cm across and 1-3 cm high, appearing as a thin stretched skin embedded with branching coralline algae. Surface uneven, conulose and lacy in patches; body extremely cavernous. Oscules prominent, 1 cm wide, with raised membranous collars. Body soft, delicate, slightly fleshy; colour pale creamy yellow to bright yellow. Habitat: sheltered coral reefs, growing on coral or in crevices, or among rubble on the bottom of lagoons. Distribution: SE Asia (Richmond, 1997). [details]
van Soest, R. (2007). Kerasemna humilis. 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=221081 on 2017-12-12

Date
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by
1998-09-25 09:49:59Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2006-07-22 15:13:37Z
changed
2007-07-06 09:34:03Z
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original description Thiele, J. 1903a. Kieselschwämme von Ternate. II. Abhandlungen herausgegeben von der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft 25: 933-968, pl. XVIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Amorphous and flimsy sponge forming clumps 5-15 cm across and 1-3 cm high, appearing as a thin stretched skin embedded with branching coralline algae. Surface uneven, conulose and lacy in patches; body extremely cavernous. Oscules prominent, 1 cm wide, with raised membranous collars. Body soft, delicate, slightly fleshy; colour pale creamy yellow to bright yellow. Habitat: sheltered coral reefs, growing on coral or in crevices, or among rubble on the bottom of lagoons. Distribution: SE Asia (Richmond, 1997). [details]