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Porifera taxon details

Higginsia Higgin, 1877

131793  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131793)

accepted
Genus
Species Higginsia arborea (Keller, 1891)
Species Higginsia bidentifera (Ridley & Dendy, 1886)
Species Higginsia ciccaresei Pansini & Pesce, 1998
Species Higginsia coralloides Higgin, 1877
Species Higginsia higgini Dendy, 1922
Species Higginsia higginissima Dickinson, 1945
Species Higginsia kenyensis Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
Species Higginsia lamella Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
Species Higginsia massalis Carter, 1885
Species Higginsia mediterranea Pulitzer-Finali, 1978
Species Higginsia mixta (Hentschel, 1912)
Species Higginsia natalensis Carter, 1885
Species Higginsia palmata Pulitzer-Finali, 1996
Species Higginsia petrosioides Dendy, 1922
Species Higginsia pulcherrima Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
Species Higginsia pumila (Keller, 1889)
Species Higginsia pyriformis Brøndsted, 1916
Species Higginsia robusta Burton, 1959
Species Higginsia scabra Whitelegge, 1907
Species Higginsia strigilata (Lamarck, 1814)
Species Higginsia tanekea Hooper & Lévi, 1993
Species Higginsia tethyoides Lévi, 1960
Species Higginsia thielei Topsent, 1898

Species Higginsia anfractuosa Hooper & Lévi, 1993 accepted as Hooperia anfractuosa (Hooper & Lévi, 1993)
Species Higginsia arcuata Higgin, 1877 accepted as Halicnemia arcuata (Higgin, 1877) (genus transfer)
Species Higginsia durissima (Burton, 1928) accepted as Bubaris durissima Burton, 1928
Species Higginsia fragilis Lévi, 1961 accepted as Spanioplon fragilis (Lévi, 1961)
Species Higginsia lunata Carter, 1885 accepted as Desmoxya lunata (Carter, 1885) (genus transfer)
Species Higginsia papillosa Thiele, 1905 accepted as Halicnemia papillosa (Thiele, 1905) (genus transfer)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Higgin, T. (1877). Description of some Sponges obtained during a Cruise of the Steam-Yacht ‘Argo' in the Caribbean and neighbouring Seas. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (4) 19: 291-299, pl. XIV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
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. Higginsia Higgin, 1877. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=131793 on 2019-11-22
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-08-01 10:45:39Z
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2007-08-21 14:09:35Z
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2015-04-22 06:11:52Z
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2018-09-20 07:26:45Z
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original description Higgin, T. (1877). Description of some Sponges obtained during a Cruise of the Steam-Yacht ‘Argo' in the Caribbean and neighbouring Seas. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (4) 19: 291-299, pl. XIV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Dendropsis Ridley & Dendy, 1886) Ridley, S.O.; Dendy, A. (1886). Preliminary report on the Monaxonida collected by H.M.S. Challenger. Part I. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 18: 325-351, 470-493.
page(s): 483 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Dendropsis Ridley & Dendy, 1886) Ridley, S.O. & Dendy, A. (1887). Report on the Monaxonida collected by H.M.S. ‘Challenger' during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 20 (part 59): i-lxviii, 1-275, pl. 1-51, 1 map., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-59/README.htm
page(s): 191-192 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Allantella Hallmann, 1917) Hallmann, E.F. (1917 [1916]). A revision of the genera with microscleres included, or provisionally included, in the family Axinellidae; with descriptions of some Australian species. Part III. <em>Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales.</em> 41 (164): 634-675, pls XXIX, figs 3, 5, 6; XXXIII, fig. 6; XXXVIII, figs 5-9. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

taxonomy source Hooper, J.N.A. (2002). Family Desmoxyidae Hallmann, 1916. pp. 755-772. <i>In</i>: Hooper, J.N.A. & Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. Volume 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow).  [details]  Full text PDF 

basis of record Morrow, C.; Cárdenas, P. (2015). Proposal for a revised classification of the Demospongiae (Porifera). <em>Frontiers in Zoology.</em> 12: 7., available online at http://www.frontiersinzoology.com/content/12/1/7
page(s): 10 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Morrow, C.; Cárdenas, P.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Picton, B.; McCormack, G.; Van Soest, R.; Collins, A.; Redmond, N.; Maggs, C.; Sigwart, J.; Allcock, L.A. (2019). Integrating morphological and molecular taxonomy with the revised concept of Stelligeridae (Porifera: Demospongiae). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 187 (1): 31-81., available online at https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz017
page(s): 63 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Kelly, M.; Edwards, A.R.; Wilkinson, M.R.; Alvarez, B.; Cook, S. de C.; Bergquist, P.R.; Buckeridge, St J.; Campbell, H.J.; Reiswig, H.M.; Valentine, C.; Vacelet, J. (2009). Phylum Porifera: sponges. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 23-46. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M. (2001). Porifera, <b><i>in</i></b>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification</i>. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 85-103. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (of Allantella Hallmann, 1917) Hooper, J.N.A. (2002). Family Desmoxyidae Hallmann, 1916. pp. 755-772. <i>In</i>: Hooper, J.N.A. & Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. Volume 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow).  [details]  Full text PDF 

basis of record  (of Dendropsis Ridley & Dendy, 1886) Hooper, J.N.A. (2002). Family Desmoxyidae Hallmann, 1916. pp. 755-772. <i>In</i>: Hooper, J.N.A. & Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. Volume 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow).  [details]  Full text PDF 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 



Higginsia coralloides, 50-110 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by C. Savarese and K. Ruetzler. For more information see: http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/document_library/scidocs/spongeposter.pdf 
 
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