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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]
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. (2021). World Porifera Database. Xestospongia exigua (Kirkpatrick, 1900). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=221086 on 2021-07-25
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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 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] 
 
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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]
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