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Porifera taxon details

Alectona Carter, 1879

132025  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132025)

accepted
Genus
Alectona millari Carter, 1879 (type by monotypy)
Nisella Johnson, 1899 (preoccupied and junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Carter, H.J. (1879). On a New Species of Excavating Sponge (<i>Alectona millari</i>); and on a New Species of <i>Rhaphidotheca</i> (<i>R. affinis</i>). <em>Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society.</em> 2: 493-499, plsXVII-XVIIa. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
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. Alectona Carter, 1879. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=132025 on 2019-10-14
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-07-26 12:02:34Z
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2005-12-06 19:16:26Z
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2006-10-06 14:20:30Z
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2011-01-11 19:08:16Z
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2011-04-09 13:38:14Z
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original description Carter, H.J. (1879). On a New Species of Excavating Sponge (<i>Alectona millari</i>); and on a New Species of <i>Rhaphidotheca</i> (<i>R. affinis</i>). <em>Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society.</em> 2: 493-499, plsXVII-XVIIa. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Nisella Johnson, 1899) Johnson, J.Y. (1899). Notes on some Sponges belonging to the Clionidae obtained at Madeira. <em>Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 1899.</em> 461-463, pl. VI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Rützler, K. (2002). Family Alectonidae Rosell, 1996. Pp. 281-290. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow).  [details]  Full text PDF 

additional source Kelly, M.; Edwards, A.R.; Wilkinson, M.R.; Alvarez, B.; Cook, S. de C.; Bergquist, P.R.; Buckeridge, St J.; Campbell, H.J.; Reiswig, H.M.; Valentine, C.; Vacelet, J. (2009). Phylum Porifera: sponges. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 23-46. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Borchiellini,C., Alivon,E. & Vacelet, J. 2004. The systematic position of Alectona (Porifera, Demospongiae): a tetractinellid sponge.Boll. Mus. Ist. Biol. Univ. Genova, 68: 209-217 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Cárdenas, P.; Xavier, J.R.; Reveillaud, J.; Schander, C.; Rapp, H.T. (2011). Molecular Phylogeny of the Astrophorida (Porifera, Demospongiaep) Reveals an Unexpected High Level of Spicule Homoplasy. <em>PLoS ONE.</em> 6 (4), e18318., available online at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0018318 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Vacelet, J. (1999). Planktonic armoured propagules of the excavating sponge <i>Alectona</i> (Porifera: Demospongiae) are larvae: evidence from <i>Alectona wallichii</i> and <i>A. mesatlantica</i> sp. nov.<i> In</i>: Hooper JNA (ed) Origin and Outlook. Proceedings of the 5th International Sponge Symposium 1998. <em>Memoirs of the Queensland Museum.</em> 44, 627-642. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M. (2001). Porifera, <b><i>in</i></b>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification</i>. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 85-103. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Alander, H. (1942). Sponges from the Swedish west-coast and adjacent waters. <em>Ph.D. Thesis. (University of Lund, H. Struves: Gøteborg).</em> Pp. 1-95, 15 pls. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Rosell, D.; Uriz, M.J. (1997). Phylogenetic Relationships within the Excavating Hadromerida (Porifera), with a Systematic Revision. <em>Cladistics.</em> 13 (4): 349-366. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (of Nisella Johnson, 1899) Rützler, K. (2002). Family Alectonidae Rosell, 1996. Pp. 281-290. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow).  [details]  Full text PDF 
 
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Alectona millari
 Alectona millari
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Alectona millari
 Alectona millari
[image from typetaxon]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Alectona species; BMNH 82.4.27.4, unrecorded catalog number)
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