WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKallypilidion fascigera (Hentschel, 1912)

221084

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:221084

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hentschel, E. 1912. Kiesel- und Hornschwämme der Aru- und Kei-Inseln. Abhandlungen herausgegeben von der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft 34(3): 293-448, pls 13-21. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Single or multiple clumps of tubes up to 50 cm...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Single or multiple clumps of tubes up to 50 cm high and 4-5 cm wide. Walls 3-4 mm thick, sometimes ribbed, occasionally with fine tapering tendrils. Surface extremely smooth; fine thread-like longitudinal spicule tracts visible in walls. Body flexible, smooth and soft; tubes collapse out of water. Colour clear sky-blue, occasionally pale lilac. Habitat: fringing and patch reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
van Soest, R. (2008). Kallypilidion fascigera (Hentschel, 1912). 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=221084 on 2017-11-19

Date
action
by
1998-09-25 13:59:39Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2006-05-05 13:30:38Z
changed
2008-01-06 19:07:48Z
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original description Hentschel, E. 1912. Kiesel- und Hornschwämme der Aru- und Kei-Inseln. Abhandlungen herausgegeben von der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft 34(3): 293-448, pls 13-21. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Barnes D.K.A.; Bell, J.J. (2002). Coastal sponge communities of the West Indian Ocean: taxonomic affinities, richness and diversity. Afr. J. Ecol. 40: 337-349. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Single or multiple clumps of tubes up to 50 cm high and 4-5 cm wide. Walls 3-4 mm thick, sometimes ribbed, occasionally with fine tapering tendrils. Surface extremely smooth; fine thread-like longitudinal spicule tracts visible in walls. Body flexible, smooth and soft; tubes collapse out of water. Colour clear sky-blue, occasionally pale lilac. Habitat: fringing and patch reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]