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Klautau, M.; Imešek, M.; Azevedo, F.; Pleše, B.; Nikolić, V.; Ćetković, H. (2016). Adriatic calcarean sponges (Porifera, Calcarea), with the description of six new species and a richness analysis. European Journal of Taxonomy. 178: 1-52.
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10.5852/ejt.2016.178 [view]
Klautau, M.; Imešek, M.; Azevedo, F.; Pleše, B.; Nikolić, V.; Ćetković, H.
2016
Adriatic calcarean sponges (Porifera, Calcarea), with the description of six new species and a richness analysis
European Journal of Taxonomy
178: 1-52
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In this study we analyze the calcarean sponge diversity of the Adriatic Sea, the type locality of some of the first described species of calcarean sponges. Morphological and molecular approaches are combined for the taxonomic identification. Our results reveal six species new to science and provisionally endemic to the Adriatic Sea (Ascandra spalatensis sp. nov., Borojevia croatica sp. nov., Leucandra falakra sp. nov., L. spinifera sp. nov., Paraleucilla dalmatica sp. nov., and Sycon ancora sp. nov.), one species previously known only from the Southwestern Atlantic (Clathrina conifera), and three already known from the Adriatic Sea (Ascaltis reticulum, Borojevia cerebrum, and Clathrina primordialis). We confirm the presence of the alien species Paraleucilla magna in the Adriatic and again record Clathrina blanca, C. clathrus, and C. rubra. We emend the description of the genus Ascaltis, propose a lectotype for Borojevia cerebrum and synonymise B. decipiens with B. cerebrum. A checklist of all calcarean species previously and currently known from the Adriatic Sea (39 species) is given. The Central Adriatic is indicated as the richest calcarean sponge fauna sector; however, the biodiversity of this class is underestimated in the whole Adriatic Sea and new systematic surveys are desirable.
Adriatic Sea
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Unknown type PMR 13738, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Clathrina conifera Klautau & Borojevic, 2001
Unknown type PMR 13739, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Ascaltis reticulum (Schmidt, 1862)
Unknown type PMR 13739, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Ascaltis reticulum (Schmidt, 1862)
Holotype PMR 13740, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Borojevia croatica Klautau, Imesek, Azevedo, Plese, Nikolic & Cetkovic, 2016
Paratype PMR 13741, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Borojevia croatica Klautau, Imesek, Azevedo, Plese, Nikolic & Cetkovic, 2016
Paratype PMR 13742, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Leucandra spinifera Klautau, Imesek, Azevedo, Plese, Nikolic & Cetkovic, 2016
Paratype PMR 13747, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Paraleucilla dalmatica Klautau, Imesek, Azevedo, Plese, Nikolic & Cetkovic, 2016
Holotype PMR 13748, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Leucandra falakra Klautau, Imesek, Azevedo, Plese, Nikolic & Cetkovic, 2016
Syntype PMJ 154, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Clathrina primordialis (Haeckel, 1872)
Holotype PMR 17806, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Ascandra spalatensis Klautau, Imesek, Azevedo, Plese, Nikolic & Cetkovic, 2016
Unknown type PMR 17807, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Clathrina conifera Klautau & Borojevic, 2001
Holotype PMR 17809, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Sycon ancora Klautau, Imesek, Azevedo, Plese, Nikolic & Cetkovic, 2016
Unknown type ZUFRJ 7539, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Borojevia cerebrum (Haeckel, 1872)
Holotype ZUFRJ 8346, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Paraleucilla dalmatica Klautau, Imesek, Azevedo, Plese, Nikolic & Cetkovic, 2016
Paratype ZUFRJ 8347, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Sycon ancora Klautau, Imesek, Azevedo, Plese, Nikolic & Cetkovic, 2016
Holotype ZUFRJ 8348, geounit Adriatic Sea, identified as Leucandra spinifera Klautau, Imesek, Azevedo, Plese, Nikolic & Cetkovic, 2016


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