WoRMS taxon details

Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)

133205  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133205)

accepted
Species
Desmacella capillifera (Levinsen, 1887) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella groenlandica Fristedt, 1887 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Desmacella hamifera Lundbeck, 1902 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella peachii (Bowerbank, 1866) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella peachii var. groenlandica Fristedt, 1887 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella peachii var. stellifera Fristedt, 1885 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacidon korenii Schmidt, 1875 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacidon peachii Bowerbank, 1866 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Gellius capillifer Levinsen, 1887 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Gellius gemmuliferus Breitfuss, 1912 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Halichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858· accepted, alternate representation (genus transfer)
Hymeniacidon varians Bowerbank, 1882 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Raphiodesma aculeatum Topsent, 1888 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofHalichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858) Bowerbank, J. S. (1858). On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part I. On the Spicula. <em>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.</em> 148(2): 279-332, pls XXII-XXVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Celtic Seas  
type locality contained in Celtic Seas [from synonym] [view taxon] [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.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J.L.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R. (2019). World Porifera Database. Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=133205 on 2019-05-25
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original description  (ofDesmacella hamifera Lundbeck, 1902) Lundbeck, W. (1902). Porifera. (Part I.) Homorrhaphidae and Heterorrhaphidae. <em>In: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. 6(1). (Bianco Luno: Copenhagen).</em> Pp. 1-108, pls I-XIX, 1 map.
page(s): 93-95 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofGellius capillifer Levinsen, 1887) Levinsen, G.M.R. (1887). Kara-Havets Svampe (Porifera). <em>Dijmphna-Togtets zoologisk-botaniske Udbytte.</em> 1: 339-372, pls XXIX-XXXI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofHymeniacidon varians Bowerbank, 1882) Bowerbank, J.S.; Norman, A.M. (1882). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 4 (Supplement). (Ray Society: London): i-xvii, 1-250, pls I-XVII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofRaphiodesma aculeatum Topsent, 1888) Topsent, E. (1888). Contribution à l'étude des Clionides. <em>Archives de Zoologie expérimentale et générale.</em> 2 (5 bis): 1-165, pls I-VII.
page(s): 152-153; pl VI fig 14 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDesmacella peachii var. groenlandica Fristedt, 1887) Fristedt, K. (1887). Sponges from the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans and the Behring Sea. <em>Vega-Expeditionens Vetenskap. Iakttagelser (Nordenskiöld) 4.</em> 401-471, pls 22-31.
page(s): 441-442 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDesmacella peachii var. stellifera Fristedt, 1885) Fristedt, K. (1885). Bidrag till Kännedomen om de vid Sveriges vestra Kust lefvande Spongiae. <em>Kungliga Svenska vetenskapsakademiens handlingar.</em> 21: 1-56, pls I-IV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofHalichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858) Bowerbank, J. S. (1858). On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part I. On the Spicula. <em>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.</em> 148(2): 279-332, pls XXII-XXVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDesmacidon korenii Schmidt, 1875) Schmidt, O. (1875). Spongien. Die Expedition zur physikalisch-chemischen und biologischen Untersuchung der Nordsee im Sommer 1872. <em>Jahresbericht der Commission zur Wissenschaftlichen Untersuchung der Deutschen Meere in Kiel.</em> 2-3: 115-120, pl. I. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDesmacidon peachii Bowerbank, 1866) Bowerbank, J.S. (1866). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 349-350 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofGellius gemmuliferus Breitfuss, 1912) Breitfuss, L.L. (1912). Zur Kenntniss der Spongio-Fauna des Kola Fjords. <em>Travaux de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de St. Petersbourg, Section Zoologie.</em> 41I-II : 61-80.
page(s): 77 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDesmacidon cavernula Bowerbank, 1874) Bowerbank, J.S. (1874). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 3. (Ray Society: London): i-xvii, 1-367, pls I-XCII. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 263-264, Pl. LXXXII 9-12; 268-269; note: illustration of the type specimen [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Hajdu, E.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002). Family Desmacellidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886. pp. 642-650. <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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Burton, M. (1931). The Folden Fiord. Report on the sponges collected by Mr. Soot-Ryven in the Folden Fiord in the year 1923. <em>Tromsø Museum Skrifter.</em> 1 (13): 1-8.
page(s): 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Solórzano, M.R. (1990). Poríferos del litoral gallego: estudio faunístico, distribución e inventario. <em>Phd Thesis Unversidad de Santiago de Compostela.</em> 1036 pp.
page(s): 655-658 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dinn, C.; Leys, S.P. (2018). Field Guide to sponges of Eastern Canadian Arctic. <em>Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, T6G 2E9.</em> 1-102.
page(s): 25-26 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[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 

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Descatoire, A. (1966). Sur quelques Démosponges de l'Archipel de Glénan. <em>Cahiers de Biologie Marine.</em> 7 (3): 231-246, pl. 1. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 240-241 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Ackers, R.G.; Moss, D.; Picton, B.E. (1992). Sponges of the British Isles (‘Sponges V'). <em>A Colour Guide and Working Document. Marine Conservation Society.</em> 1-175.
page(s): 115-116 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Alander, H. (1942). Sponges from the Swedish west-coast and adjacent waters. <em>Ph.D. Thesis. (University of Lund, H. Struves: Gøteborg).</em> Pp. 1-95, 15 pls.
page(s): 66 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Borojevic, R.; Cabioch, L.; Lévi, C. (1968). Inventaire de la faune marine de Roscoff. Spongiaires. <em>Cahiers de Biologie Marine.</em> 9 (1): 1-44., available online at http://www.sb-roscoff.fr/images/stories/sbr/observation/documents/spongiaires.pdf
page(s): 18 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Burton, M. (1930). Norwegian Sponges from the Norman Collection. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1930 (2): 487-546, pls I-II.
page(s): 499 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pansini, M. (1987). Littoral demosponges from the banks of the Strait of Sicily and the Alboran Sea. <i>In</i>: Vacelet J, Boury-Esnault N (eds) Taxonomy of Porifera from the N.E. Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. <em>NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series G, Ecological Sciences Springer, Heidelberg.</em> 13, 149-185. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 163; note: with a short description [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Maldonado, M. (1992). Demosponges of the red coral bottoms from the Alboran Sea. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 26: 1131-1161. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 1 134 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Habitat detritic bottom according to Pansini, 1987. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English massive beige horny sponge  [details]
French éponge variante  [details]
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