WoRMS taxon details

Smenospongia echina (Laubenfels, 1934)

574343  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:574343)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofPolyfibrospongia echina Laubenfels, 1934) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1934). New sponges from the Puerto Rican deep. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 91(17): 1-28.
page(s): 25-26 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Holotype  USNM 22315, locality Greater Antilles (Porto...  
Holotype [from synonym] USNM 22315, locality Greater Antilles (Porto Rico, Stn 26) [view taxon]
Taxonomy Van Soest (1978) suggested this to be a junior synonym of Smenospongia aurea, but pending a necessary revision of...  
Taxonomy Van Soest (1978) suggested this to be a junior synonym of Smenospongia aurea, but pending a necessary revision of Smenospongia we prefer this to remain accepted as a separate species. [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. (2018). World Porifera database. Smenospongia echina (Laubenfels, 1934). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=574343 on 2018-05-25
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2011-06-21 10:17:59Z
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original description  (ofPolyfibrospongia echina Laubenfels, 1934) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1934). New sponges from the Puerto Rican deep. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 91(17): 1-28.
page(s): 25-26 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Rützler, K.; Piantoni, C.; Van Soest, R.W.M.; Díaz, M.C. (2014). Diversity of sponges (Porifera) from cryptic habitats on the Belize barrier reef near Carrie Bow Cay. Zootaxa. 3805(1): 1-129., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3805.1.1
page(s): 94-96 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofPolyfibrospongia echina Laubenfels, 1934) Alcolado, P.M. 1976. Lista de nuevos registros de Poriferos para Cuba.Serie Oceanológica. Instituto de Oceanologia. Academia de Ciencias de Cuba. Oceanologia (36): 1-11.
page(s): 3 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofPolyfibrospongia echina Laubenfels, 1934) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1936). A Discussion of the Sponge Fauna of the Dry Tortugas in Particular and the West Indies in General, with Material for a Revision of the Families and Orders of the Porifera. Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication. 467 (Tortugas Laboratory Paper 30) 1-225, pls 1-22.
page(s): 15 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofPolyfibrospongia echina Laubenfels, 1934) Van Soest, R.W.M. (1978). Marine sponges from Curaçao and other Caribbean localities. Part I. Keratosa. In: Hummelinck, P.W. & Van der Steen, L.J. (Eds), Uitgaven van de Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen. No. 94. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands. 56 (179): 1–94. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Nontype [from synonym] USNM 22482, locality Floridian (near Bush Key Reef, Tortugas, Florida) [view taxon]
Holotype [from synonym] USNM 22315, locality Greater Antilles (Porto Rico, Stn 26) [view taxon]
From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Van Soest (1978) suggested this to be a junior synonym of Smenospongia aurea, but pending a necessary revision of Smenospongia we prefer this to remain accepted as a separate species. [details]