WoRMS taxon details

Placospherastra van Soest, 2009

395064  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:395064)

accepted
Genus
Placospherastra antillensis van Soest, 2009 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
feminine
Van Soest, R.W.M. (2009). New sciophilous sponges from the Caribbean (Porifera: Demospongiae). <i>Zootaxa</i>. 2107: 1–40. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Holotype  ZMA Por. 08973, geounit Antilles Sea  
Holotype ZMA Por. 08973, geounit Antilles Sea [details]
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. (2019). World Porifera database. Placospherastra van Soest, 2009. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=395064 on 2019-01-17
Date
action
by
2009-05-18 18:02:59Z
created
2017-10-13 14:08:33Z
changed

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original description Van Soest, R.W.M. (2009). New sciophilous sponges from the Caribbean (Porifera: Demospongiae). <i>Zootaxa</i>. 2107: 1–40. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ZMA Por. 08973, geounit Antilles Sea [details]
 



Placospherastra antillensis, 50-110 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by C. Savarese and K. Ruetzler. For more information see: http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/document_library/scidocs/spongeposter.pdf 
 
[image from typetaxon]

Placospherastra antillensis, 50-110 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by C. Savarese and K. Ruetzler. For more information see: http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/document_library/scidocs/spongeposter.pdf 
 
[image from typetaxon]