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Eurypon topsenti (Burton, 1954)

133124  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133124)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Dragmatyle topsenti Burton, 1954) Burton, M. (1954). Sponges. Pp. 215-239, pl. 9. <i>In</i>: The 'Rosaura' Expedition. Part 5. <em>Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology.</em> 2 (6).
page(s): 235; fig 9, pl 9 fig 7 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Western Caribbean  
type locality contained in Western Caribbean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Taxonomy Assignment of Dragmatyle topsenti to Eurypon is done on the basis of Hooper's (2002: 488) statement that Dragmatyle is a...  
Taxonomy Assignment of Dragmatyle topsenti to Eurypon is done on the basis of Hooper's (2002: 488) statement that Dragmatyle is a junior synonym of Eurypon. Burton's species is an unlikely Eurypon as it is ramose with an axial skeleton of tylostyles. The type needs to be examined for a proper evaluation of the generic status. This is especially important because Pulitzer-Finali (1983) erected the junior homonym Eurypon topsenti for a Mediterranean species, which will have to be replaced if the two are members of Eurypon.
Additional note: It needs to be determined whether Burton’s (1954) terminology of the surface spicules as “oxeote styloids” is homologous to Topsent’s (1904) “tornotes” for the type species of Dragmatyle, or refers to “styles” as Burton’s description implies. [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.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J.L.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R.; Morrow, C.C. (2019). World Porifera Database. Eurypon topsenti (Burton, 1954). Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2019) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=133124 on 2019-12-09
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2019). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Eurypon topsenti (Burton, 1954). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=133124 on 2019-12-09
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-09-09 16:45:37Z
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2007-08-06 15:38:52Z
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2009-01-12 18:29:57Z
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original description  (of Dragmatyle topsenti Burton, 1954) Burton, M. (1954). Sponges. Pp. 215-239, pl. 9. <i>In</i>: The 'Rosaura' Expedition. Part 5. <em>Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology.</em> 2 (6).
page(s): 235; fig 9, pl 9 fig 7 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Assignment of Dragmatyle topsenti to Eurypon is done on the basis of Hooper's (2002: 488) statement that Dragmatyle is a junior synonym of Eurypon. Burton's species is an unlikely Eurypon as it is ramose with an axial skeleton of tylostyles. The type needs to be examined for a proper evaluation of the generic status. This is especially important because Pulitzer-Finali (1983) erected the junior homonym Eurypon topsenti for a Mediterranean species, which will have to be replaced if the two are members of Eurypon.
Additional note: It needs to be determined whether Burton’s (1954) terminology of the surface spicules as “oxeote styloids” is homologous to Topsent’s (1904) “tornotes” for the type species of Dragmatyle, or refers to “styles” as Burton’s description implies. [details]
 

Dragmatyle topsenti Burton, 1954
 Dragmatyle topsenti...
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