WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyurella Gray, 1870

234124  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:234124)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (junior synonym)
Genus

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyurella schmidtii (Gray, 1870) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella polyura (Schmidt, 1870) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray, J.E. 1870b. Notes on Anchoring Sponges (in a letter to Mr. Moore).Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 6(34): 309-312. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This genus was erected by Gray (1870) for...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This genus was erected by Gray (1870) for Tethea (sic) polyura (Schmidt, 1870 as Craniella) which according to Gray was misplaced and belonged not to Tethea but to a new genus. At the same time he replaced the species name polyura with the name schmidtii for no apparent reason. [details]
van Soest, R. (2010). Polyurella. 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=234124 on 2017-12-12

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2006-09-24 17:11:38Z
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2010-05-17 07:53:15Z
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original description Gray, J.E. 1870b. Notes on Anchoring Sponges (in a letter to Mr. Moore).Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 6(34): 309-312. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This genus was erected by Gray (1870) for Tethea (sic) polyura (Schmidt, 1870 as Craniella) which according to Gray was misplaced and belonged not to Tethea but to a new genus. At the same time he replaced the species name polyura with the name schmidtii for no apparent reason. [details]