WoRMS name details

Acanthella elongata (Dendy, 1905)

234398  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:234398)

 unaccepted (reverted genus transfer)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3 (Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London). Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
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.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R. (2018). World Porifera database. Acanthella elongata (Dendy, 1905). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=234398 on 2018-05-26
Date
action
by
2006-11-13 07:52:19Z
created
2006-11-16 08:37:38Z
changed
2007-07-26 14:15:49Z
changed
2009-11-02 07:16:21Z
changed
2009-11-03 09:07:10Z
changed

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original description Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3 (Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London). Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Thomas, P.A. (1979). Studies on sponges of the Mozambique channel. I. Sponges of the Inhaca Island. II. Sponges of Mambone and Paradise Islands. Annales du Musée royal de l’Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Sciences zoologiques. 227: 1-73, pls I-III. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference Burton, M. (1937). Supplement to The Littoral Fauna of Krusadai Island in the Gulf of Manaar. Porifera. Bulletin of the Madras Government Museum (New Series, Natural History Section). 1 (2, Part 4): 1-58 pls I-IX.
page(s): 37 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Editor's comment Burton (1937) allocated the species to Acanthella without further explanation, an action followed by Thomas (1979). The specimens described both by Burton and Thomas agree with the current definition of the original genus. [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Specimen M.R.A.C. no 516 A [details]