WoRMS name details

Xestospongia exigua (Kirkpatrick, 1900)

221086  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:221086)

 unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Petrosia exigua Kirkpatrick, 1900) Kirkpatrick, R. (1900). On the Sponges of Christmas Island. <em>Proceedings of the Zoolological Society of London.</em> 1900: 127-141, pls XII-XIII.
page(s): 139 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Description of Western Indian Ocean specimens: Irregular branches, fingers or blades arising from a spreading base. Size...  
Description Description of Western Indian Ocean specimens: Irregular branches, fingers or blades arising from a spreading base. Size extremely variable; surface irregular with scattered oscules, 2-3 mm in diameter. Body just compressible, crumbly, velvety and very sticky when crushed. Surface rich golden brown, pinkish-orange tinges below surface; light brown or cream within. Habitat: shallow lagoons, fringing reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Cárdenas, P.; Díaz, M.-C.; Dohrmann, M.; Downey, R.; Goodwin, C.; Hajdu, E.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Kelly, M.; Klautau, M.; Lim, S.C.; Manconi, R.; Morrow, C.; Pinheiro, U.; Pisera, A.B.; Ríos, P.; Rützler, K.; Schönberg, C.; Turner, T.; Vacelet, J.; van Soest, R.W.M.; Xavier, J. (2024). World Porifera Database. Xestospongia exigua (Kirkpatrick, 1900). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=221086 on 2024-04-19
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1998-09-25 13:59:39Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2007-01-13 15:19:27Z
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2008-02-02 13:03:02Z
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2020-12-17 17:08:50Z
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2021-07-07 08:20:03Z
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original description  (of Petrosia exigua Kirkpatrick, 1900) Kirkpatrick, R. (1900). On the Sponges of Christmas Island. <em>Proceedings of the Zoolological Society of London.</em> 1900: 127-141, pls XII-XIII.
page(s): 139 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bergquist, P.R. (1965). The Sponges of Micronesia, Part I. The Palau Archipelago. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 19 (2): 123-204.
page(s): 149-152 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bergquist, P.R.; Tizard, C.A. (1967). Australian Intertidal Sponges from the Darwin Area. <em>Micronesica.</em> 3 (2): 175-202.
page(s): 181 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Fromont, J. (1991). Descriptions of species of the Petrosida (Porifera:Demospongiae) occurring in the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. <em>The Beagle, Records of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences.</em> 8 (1): 73-96.
page(s): 81-84 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Barnes D.K.A.; Bell, J.J. (2002). Coastal sponge communities of the West Indian Ocean: taxonomic affinities, richness and diversity. <em>African Journal of Ecology.</em> 40: 337-349.
page(s): 343 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1949). New sponges from the Yap Archipelago. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 3(2): 124-126.
page(s): 126 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bergquist, P.R.; Morton, J.E.; Tizard, C.A. (1971). Some Demospongiae from the Solomon Islands with descriptive notes on the major sponge habitats. <em>Micronesica.</em> 7 (1-2): 99-121.
page(s): 101 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fromont, J. (1995). Haplosclerida and Petrosida (Porifera: Demospongiae) from the New Caledonia Lagoon. <em>Invertebrate Taxonomy.</em> 9: 149-180.
page(s): 171-173 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fromont, J. (1998). Order Haplosclerida. In: Lévi, C. (ed.) Sponges of the New Caledonian Lagoon. Editions ORSTOM, Paris, 137-156 pp.
page(s): 155 [details]   

additional source Fromont, J. (2003). Porifera (Sponges) in the Dampier Archipelago: taxonomie affinities and biogeography. pp. 405-417. In: Wells, F.E.; Walker, D.I.; Jones, D.S. (eds.) The marine flora and fauna of Dampier, Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.
page(s): 408 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Iwagawa, T.; Kaneko, M.; Okamura, H.; Nakatani, M.; Van Soest, R.; Shiro, M. (2000). A new quinolizidine alkaloid from the Papua New Guinean sponge <i>Xestospongia exigua</i>. <em>Journal of Natural Products.</em> 63: 1310-1311.
page(s): 1311 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

biology source Fromont, J. (1994). The reproductive biology of tropical species of Haplosclerida and Petrosida on the Great Barrier Reef. <i>In</i>: Van Soest RWM, van Kempen TMG, Braekman JC (eds) Sponges in Time and Space. Biology, Chemistry, Paleontology. Balkema, Rotterdam, pp 307-311.
page(s): 309-310 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From editor or global species database
Description Description of Western Indian Ocean specimens: Irregular branches, fingers or blades arising from a spreading base. Size extremely variable; surface irregular with scattered oscules, 2-3 mm in diameter. Body just compressible, crumbly, velvety and very sticky when crushed. Surface rich golden brown, pinkish-orange tinges below surface; light brown or cream within. Habitat: shallow lagoons, fringing reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]