Intro 
Species 
Specimens 
Distribution 
Checklist 
Sources 
Log in 

Porifera taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Microciona) armata (Bowerbank, 1862) 
AphiaID: 167614

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocionina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocioninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Microciona) (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Microciona) armata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria (Microciona) Bowerbank, 1862
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphilectus armatus (Bowerbank, 1866) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphilectus svarchevskyi de Laubenfels, 1936 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathria armata (Bowerbank, 1862) · accepted, alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsperia armata (Bowerbank, 1862) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrociona armata Bowerbank, 1862 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopalina toxotes Schmidt, 1868 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Sources 
original description (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopalina toxotes Schmidt, 1868) Schmidt, O. 1868. Die Spongien der Küste von Algier. Mit Nachträgen zu den Spongien des Adriatischen Meeres (Drittes Supplement). (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): i-iv, 1-44, pls I-V.
page(s): 26; pl V fig 5 [details] [full text]

[show all]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Celtic Seas [from specimen] [view specimen]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Adriatic Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From editor or global species database
Ionian Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIonian Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMauritanian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSenegalese Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Saharan Upwelling
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaharan Upwelling [details]
Sahelian Upwelling
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSahelian Upwelling [details]
Sweden
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSweden [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United Kingdom
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Western Mediterranean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
White Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWhite Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWhite Sea (doubtful) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Cape Verde
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCape Verde [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Africa Coast [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1930.7.3.210, locality Celtic Seas (Northern Ireland, Strangford Lough) [details]
Feedingtype  filter feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Attribute Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group plankton » Stage larva (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeedingtype filter feeder (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera) [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Microciona armata holotype
Microciona armata holo...
[image from synonym]
Microciona armata skeleton
Microciona armata skel...
[image from synonym]
Microciona armata spicules
Microciona armata spic...
[image from synonym]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:167614
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2007-08-20 14:47:02Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2009-06-21 19:40:53Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: van Soest, R. (2015). Clathria (Microciona) armata (Bowerbank, 1862). In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez de Glasby, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schoenberg, C.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2015) World Porifera database. Accessed through: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez de Glasby, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schoenberg, C.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2015) World Porifera database at http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=167614 on 2015-04-01
  


Website and databases developed and hosted by VLIZ · Page generated 2015-04-01 · contact: Rob van Soest