WoRMS taxon details

Higginsia coralloides Higgin, 1877

165992  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165992)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Higgin, T. (1877). Description of some Sponges obtained during a Cruise of the Steam-Yacht ‘Argo' in the Caribbean and neighbouring Seas. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (4) 19: 291-299, pl. XIV.
page(s): 291-293 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Eastern Caribbean  
type locality contained in Eastern Caribbean [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. (2019). World Porifera Database. Higginsia coralloides Higgin, 1877. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=165992 on 2019-11-20
Date
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2005-12-17 11:44:10Z
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2007-08-22 15:02:27Z
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original description Higgin, T. (1877). Description of some Sponges obtained during a Cruise of the Steam-Yacht ‘Argo' in the Caribbean and neighbouring Seas. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (4) 19: 291-299, pl. XIV.
page(s): 291-293 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Hooper, J.N.A. (2002). Family Desmoxyidae Hallmann, 1916. pp. 755-772. <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 Van Soest, R.W.M. (2017). Sponges of the Guyana Shelf. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4217: 1-225., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4217.1.1
page(s): 53 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1949). Sponges of the western Bahamas. <em>American Museum Novitates.</em> 1431: 1-25.
page(s): 17-18 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Holotype BMNH 1886.12.15.92 [details]
 

Higginsia coralloides, 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: http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/document_library/scidocs/spongeposter.pdf