WoRMS name details

Cacospongia mollior sensu Ridley, 1884

493737  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:493737)

 unaccepted (genus transfer and misidentification)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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. Cacospongia mollior sensu Ridley, 1884. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=493737 on 2018-04-21
2010-08-06 18:21:38Z

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basis of record Ridley, S.O. (1884). Spongiida. Report on the Zoological Collections made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean during the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Alert’, 1881-2. (British Museum (Natural History): London). 366-482, pls 39-43; 582-630, pls 53-54.
page(s): 378 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Wiedenmayer, F. (1989). Demospongiae (Porifera) from northern Bass Strait, southern Australia. Memoirs Museum Victoria. 50(1): 1-242, pls 1-38. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 123 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy Hooper, J.N.A.; Wiedenmayer, F. (1994). Porifera. Zoological Catalogue of Australia (CSIRO: Melbourne). 12: 1-620., available online at https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/PORIFERA [details]   

source of synonymy Lendenfeld, R. von. (1889). A Monograph of the Horny Sponges. (Trübner and Co.: London): iii-iv, 1-936, pls 1-50. , available online at https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=chi.20735531;view=1up;seq=1
page(s): 256 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 

From editor or global species database
Identification There is doubt about the synonymy with S.hispida of Ridley's record, but it is unlikely to be conspecific with Schmidt's Adriatic species.  [details]