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Unexpected records of ‘deep-sea’ carnivorous sponges in the shallow NE Atlantic
Added on: 2014-07-17 13:40:55 by Cárdenas, Paco
Chevaldonné, P.; Pérez, T.; Crouzet, J.-M.; Bay-Nouailhat, W.; Bay-Nouailhat, A.; Fourt, M.; Almon, B.; Pérez, J.; Aguilar, R.; Vacelet, J. Unexpected records of ‘deep-sea’ carnivorous sponges Asbestopluma hypogea in the shallow NE Atlantic shed light on new conservation issues. 2014. Marine Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/maec.12155 ... [Read more]
Three new species of Clathria from the Colombian Caribbean
Added on: 2014-07-14 06:31:21 by Hooper, John
Sven Zea, Angélica Rodríguez & Ana Marta Martínez, 2014. Taxonomy of Clathria (Thalysias) (Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida: Microcionidae) from the Colombian Caribbean, with description of three new species. Zootaxa 3835 (4): 401–436 ... [Read more]
Two new Haliclona species from Western Australia
Added on: 2014-07-11 09:19:02 by de Voogd, Nicole
Fromont, J.; Abdo, D.A. 2014. New species of Haliclona (Demospongiae: Haplosclerida: Chalinidae) from Western Australia. Zootaxa 3835 (1): 097-109. ... [Read more]
New species of Phelloderma from the Antarctic
Added on: 2014-07-07 13:58:06 by Janussen, Dorte
Göcke, C.; Hajdu, E.; Janussen, D. 2014. Phelloderma (Porifera: Demospongiae) and its relation to other Poecilosclerida, including description of P. oxychaetoides sp. nov., and redescription of type species, P. radiatum. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. doi:10.1017/S0025315414000538 ... [Read more]
New species of Aulospongus from Brazil
Added on: 2014-07-03 03:44:11 by Hooper, John
Cavalcanti, T.; Garcia Santos, G.; Pinheiro, U. 2014. Two new species of Aulospongus Norman, 1878 with a key to the Atlantic species (Poecilosclerida; Demospongiae; Porifera). Zootaxa 3827 (2): 282–292 [Read more]
New Ancorinidae from Alaska
Added on: 2014-06-30 13:31:18 by Cardenas, Paco
Lehnert, H.; Stone, R.P. 2014. Aleutian Ancorinidae (Porifera, Astrophorida): Description of three new species from the genera Stelletta and Ancorina. Zootaxa 3826 (2) 341-355 [Read more]
Carnivorous sponges from Solomon Islands
Added on: 2014-06-17 16:41:34 by Vacelet, Jean
Vacelet J. ; Kelly M. 2014. A new species of Abyssocladia (Porifera, Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida, Cladorhizidae) and other carnivorous sponges from the far eastern Solomon Islands. Zootaxa 3815: 386-396. ... [Read more]
Plakinidae from the tropical eastern Pacific
Added on: 2014-05-23 10:59:27 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Cruz-Barraza, J.A.; Vega, C.; Carballo, J.L. 2014. Taxonomy of family Plakinidae (Porifera: Homoscleromorpha) from eastern Pacific coral reefs, through morphology and cox1 and cob mtDNA data. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 171, 254–276 ... [Read more]
New glass sponges from the Tropical Atlantic and new phylogenetic hypothesis about Euretidae
Added on: 2014-05-23 10:46:12 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Reiswig, H.M.; Dohrmann, M. 2014. Three new species of glass sponges (Porifera: Hexactinellida) from the West Indies, and molecular phylogenetics of Euretidae and Auloplacidae (Sceptrulophora). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society,171, 233–253. ... [Read more]
Call for papers for the Proceedings of the 9th World Sponge Conference
Added on: 2014-05-22 09:22:02 by Schönberg, Christine
Proceedings of the 9th World Sponge Conference to be published in the Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK ... [Read more]
Point of view: Higher taxa changes in the WPD
Added on: 2012-05-17 16:23:19 by van Soest, Rob
Authors of recent phylogenetic papers in which new higher taxa are proposed based on new (molecular) results must exercise patience in awaiting incorporation of their proposals in the WPD. We take the view that continuity and internal consistency of the WPD classification dictates restraint with implementing high impact changes. ... [Read more]
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Added on: 2010-11-12 11:07:10 by van Soest, Rob
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