WoRMS name details

Hymedesmia dermata var. antarctica Hentschel, 1914

568000  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:568000)

alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Variety
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hentschel, E. (1914). Monaxone Kieselschwämme und Hornschwämme der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. <em>Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition.</em> 15 (1): 35-141, pls IV-VIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Taxonomy Hentschel (1914) erected three varieties antarctica for three different Hymedesmia species. These are homonyms of which...  
Taxonomy Hentschel (1914) erected three varieties antarctica for three different Hymedesmia species. These are homonyms of which only one can be the senior homonym, the other two need to be renamed. Boury-Esnault & Van Beveren incorrectly assumed that varieties cannot be upgraded to species, so their action to take authorship for a species Hymedesmia antarctica based on Hymedesmia simillima var. antarctica Hentschel is invalid. Still, they assigned a holotype from Kerguelen, which needs to be compared closely with the Antarctic specimens of Hentschel to establish they are the same species. If so, then authorship would go to Hentschel (not Boury-Esnault & Van Beveren). The other two Hymedesmia varieties named antarctica by Hentschel need to be renamed. [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. (2020). World Porifera Database. Hymedesmia dermata var. antarctica Hentschel, 1914. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=568000 on 2020-02-29
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original description Hentschel, E. (1914). Monaxone Kieselschwämme und Hornschwämme der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. <em>Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition.</em> 15 (1): 35-141, pls IV-VIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Taxonomy Hentschel (1914) erected three varieties antarctica for three different Hymedesmia species. These are homonyms of which only one can be the senior homonym, the other two need to be renamed. Boury-Esnault & Van Beveren incorrectly assumed that varieties cannot be upgraded to species, so their action to take authorship for a species Hymedesmia antarctica based on Hymedesmia simillima var. antarctica Hentschel is invalid. Still, they assigned a holotype from Kerguelen, which needs to be compared closely with the Antarctic specimens of Hentschel to establish they are the same species. If so, then authorship would go to Hentschel (not Boury-Esnault & Van Beveren). The other two Hymedesmia varieties named antarctica by Hentschel need to be renamed. [details]