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Porifera name details

Didiscus oxeata Hechtel, 1983

165975  (

 unaccepted (correction of species name to match gender of genus nname)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hechtel, G.J. (1983). New species of marine Demospongiae from Brazil. <em>Iheringia (Zoologia).</em> 63: 58-89.
page(s): 77-78; fig 20-21 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Holotype  YPM 8968, geounit Eastern Brazil  
Holotype YPM 8968, geounit Eastern Brazil [details]
de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Carballo, J.L.; Cárdenas, P.; Díaz, M.-C.; Dohrmann, M.; Downey, R.; Hajdu, E.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Kelly, M.; Klautau, M.; Manconi, R.; Morrow, C.C. Pisera, A.B.; Ríos, P.; Rützler, K.; Schönberg, C.; Vacelet, J.; van Soest, R.W.M. (2021). World Porifera Database. Didiscus oxeata Hechtel, 1983. Accessed at: on 2022-08-08
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2007-08-21 14:09:35Z
2017-09-01 09:56:19Z

original description Hechtel, G.J. (1983). New species of marine Demospongiae from Brazil. <em>Iheringia (Zoologia).</em> 63: 58-89.
page(s): 77-78; fig 20-21 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Hiemstra, F.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (1991). <i>Didiscus verdensis</i> spec. nov.(Porifera: Halichondrida) from the Cape Verde Islands, with a revision and phylogenetic classification of the genus <i>Didiscus</i>. <em>Zoölogische Mededelingen. Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie te Leiden.</em> 65(1-14):39-52. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Lehnert, H.; van Soest, R.W.M. (1998). Shallow water sponges of Jamaica. <em>Beaufortia.</em> 48 (5): 71-103.
page(s): 85 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Pulitzer-Finali, G. (1986). A collection of West Indian Demospongiae (Porifera). In appendix, a list of the Demospongiae hitherto recorded from the West Indies. <em>Annali del Museo civico di storia naturale Giacomo Doria.</em> 86: 65-216.
page(s): 144 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Kobluk, D.R.; van Soest, R.W.M. (1989). Cavity dwelling sponges in a southern Caribbean coral reef and their paleontological implications. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 44(3): 1207-1235.
page(s): 1214 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Rützler, K.; van Soest, R. W. M.; Piantoni, C. (2009). Sponges (Porifera) of the Gulf of Mexico. <i>in</i>: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A & M Press, College Station, Texas. 285–313. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Muricy, G.; Lopes, D.A.; Hajdu, E; Carvalho, M.S.; Moraes, F.C.; Klautau, M.; Menegola, C.; Pinheiro, U. (2011). Catalogue of Brazilian Porifera. <em>Museu Nacional, Série Livros.</em> 300 pp.
page(s): 96 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Santos, G.G.; Pinheiro, U. (2016). A new western Atlantic species of <i>Didiscus</i> Dendy, 1922 (Porifera: Demospongiae: Halichondrida) with a key to the species of the genus. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 96 (03), 687-692., available online at
page(s): 5 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pérez, T. ; Díaz, M.C.; Ruiz, C.; Cóndor-Luján, B.; Klautau, M.; Hajdu, E.; Lôbo-Hajdu, G.; Zea, S.; Pomponi, S.A.; Thacker, R.W.; Carteron, S.; Tollu, G.; Pouget-Cuvelier, A.; Thélamon, P.; Marechal, J.-P.; Thomas, O.P.; Ereskovsky, A.E.; Vacelet, J.; Boury-Esnault, N. (2017). How a collaborative integrated taxonomic effort has trained new spongiologists and improved knowledge of Martinique Island (French Antilles, eastern Caribbean Sea) marine biodiversity. <em>PLoS ONE.</em> 12 (3): e0173859., available online at
page(s): 11 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

Holotype YPM 8968, geounit Eastern Brazil [details]
From other sources
Holotype YPM [details]
Didiscus oxeata, 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: 

To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 008968.PR)
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