WoRMS taxon details

Verongula gigantea (Hyatt, 1875)

169672  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:169672)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Aplysina gigantea Hyatt, 1875) Hyatt, A. (1875). Revision of the North American Poriferae; with Remarks upon Foreign Species. Part I. <em>Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 2: 399-408, pl. XIII.
page(s): 405 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Bahamian  
type locality contained in Bahamian [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Taxonomy Bergquist & Cook, 2002 for unexplained reasons reversed the decision of Wiedenmayer (1977) to consider Verongula gigantea a...  
Taxonomy Bergquist & Cook, 2002 for unexplained reasons reversed the decision of Wiedenmayer (1977) to consider Verongula gigantea a senior synonym of Verongula praetexta. We follow Wiedenmayer's guidance in this matter as he compared and discussed this issue. [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. Verongula gigantea (Hyatt, 1875). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=169672 on 2019-12-05
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original description  (of Aplysina compressa Carter, 1882) Carter, H.J. (1882). Some Sponges from the West Indies and Acapulco in the Liverpool Free Museum described, with general and classificatory Remarks. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (5) 9(52): 266-301, 346-368, pls XI-XII., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26194801#page/360/mode/1up
page(s): 270 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Aplysina praetexta Hyatt, 1875) Hyatt, A. (1875). Revision of the North American Poriferae; with Remarks upon Foreign Species. Part I. <em>Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 2: 399-408, pl. XIII.
page(s): 405 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Aplysina gigantea Hyatt, 1875) Hyatt, A. (1875). Revision of the North American Poriferae; with Remarks upon Foreign Species. Part I. <em>Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 2: 399-408, pl. XIII.
page(s): 405 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Wiedenmayer, F. (1977). Shallow-water sponges of the western Bahamas. <em>Experientia Supplementum.</em> 28: 1-287, pls 1-43.
page(s): 76-77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Alcolado, P.M.; Busutil, L. (2012). Inventaire des spongiaires néritiques du Parc National de La Guadeloupe (Inventario de las esponjas neríticas del Parque Nacional de Guadalupe). <em>Serie Oceanológica.</em> 10, 62-76.
page(s): 72 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Vacelet, J. (1990). Les spongiaires. <i>in</i> Le Monde Marin. (ed. Claude Bouchon) pp 16-33. <em>La Grande Encyclopédie de la Caraïbe.</em> Editions Caraïbes, Pointe à Pitre.
page(s): 32 [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 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0173859
page(s): 9 [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): 98 [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): 185 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Taxonomy Bergquist & Cook, 2002 for unexplained reasons reversed the decision of Wiedenmayer (1977) to consider Verongula gigantea a senior synonym of Verongula praetexta. We follow Wiedenmayer's guidance in this matter as he compared and discussed this issue. [details]
 

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