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Hymedesmia antarctica Hentschel, 1914

191944  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:191944)

alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Species
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 

(of ) 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 
Type locality contained in Antarctica  
type locality contained in Antarctica [details]
Note Antarctic  
From other sources
Type locality Antarctic [details]
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.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R. (2018). World Porifera database. Hymedesmia antarctica Hentschel, 1914. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2018) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/DeepSea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=191944 on 2019-08-20
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2019). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Hymedesmia antarctica Hentschel, 1914. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=191944 on 2019-08-20
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2005-12-18 15:00:44Z
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2010-05-24 18:09:26Z
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2016-05-30 18:10:41Z
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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 

original description  (of ) 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 

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

From editor or global species database
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]

From other sources
Holotype ZMH [details]

Type locality Antarctic [details]
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