BeRMS taxon details

Polymastia penicillus (Montagu, 1814)

170654  (

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. Polymastia penicillus (Montagu, 1814). Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards) Belgian Register of Marine Species at: on 2018-04-23
VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). Belgian Register of Marine Species. Polymastia penicillus (Montagu, 1814). Accessed at: on 2018-04-23
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basis of record Morrow, C.; Boury-Esnault, N. (2000). Redescription of the type species of the genus Polymastia Bowerbank, 1864 (Porifera, Demospongiae, Hadromerida). Zoosystema. 22 (2): 327-335. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Boury-Esnault, N. (2002). Family Polymastiidae Gray, 1867. Pp. 201-219. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Topaloğlu, B.; Evcen, A.; Cinar, M. E. (2016). Sponge fauna in the Sea of Marmara. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 16(1): 51-59., available online at
page(s): 55 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Boury-Esnault, N. (1974). Structure et ultrastructure des papilles d'éponges du genre Polymastia Bowerbank. Archives de Zoologie expérimentale & générale. 115(1), 141-165. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Stone, S.M.: Boardley. E.; Gill, M. (1987). Field characteristics of some conspicuous sublittoral sponges from Roaringwater Bay, County Cork, Ireland. In: Jones WC (ed) European contributions to the taxonomy of sponges. Publications of the Sherkin Island Marine Station. 1: 130-140. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Boury-Esnault, N. (1987). The Polymastia species (Demospnges, Hadromerida) of the Atlantic area. In: Vacelet J, Boury-Esnault N (eds) Taxonomy of Porifera from the N.E. Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series G, Ecological Sciences. Springer, Heidelberg,. 13: 29-66. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

misapplication Vosmaer, G.C.J. (1882). Report on the sponges dredged up in the Arctic Sea by the ‘Willem Barents’ in the years 1878 and 1879. Niederländisches Archiv für Zoologie Supplement. 1(3): 1-58, pls I-IV.
page(s): 26; note: This concerns Radiella hemisphaerica. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

misapplication Levinsen, G.M.R. (1887). Kara-Havets Svampe (Porifera). Dijmphna-Togtets zoologisk-botaniske Udbytte. 1: 339-372, pls XXIX-XXXI.
page(s): 346; note: This concerns Radiella hemisphaerica. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien