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Spheciospongia vesparium (Lamarck, 1815)

170566  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170566)

accepted
Species
Cliona cribrosa (Schmidt, 1870) (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Heterocliona cribraria Verrill, 1907 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Hymeniacidon pulvinatus Bowerbank, 1872 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Papillina cribrosa Schmidt, 1870 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Poterion atlantica George & Wilson, 1919 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Prianos tierneyi de Laubenfels, 1953 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Pseudosuberites melanos Laubenfels, 1934 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Spheciospongia vesparia (misspelling of species name)
Spirastrella andrewsi George & Wilson, 1919 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Spirastrella pulvinata (Bowerbank, 1872) (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Spongia dysoni Carter, 1882 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of ) Lamarck, J.-B. de. (1815 [1814]). Suite des polypiers empâtés. <em>Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.</em> 1: 69-80, 162-168, 331-340. [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. Spheciospongia vesparium (Lamarck, 1815). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=170566 on 2019-11-14
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original description  (of Spheciospongia vesparium typica Vicente, Rützler & Carballeira, 1991) Vicente, V.P.; Rützler, K.; Carballeira, N.M. (1991). Comparative morphology, ecology, and fatty acid composition of West Indian <i>Spheciospongia</i> (Demospongea). <em>Marine Ecology.</em> 12 (3): 211-226. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of ) Lamarck, J.-B. de. (1815 [1814]). Suite des polypiers empâtés. <em>Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.</em> 1: 69-80, 162-168, 331-340. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Hymeniacidon pulvinatus Bowerbank, 1872) Bowerbank, J. S. (1872). Contributions to a General History of the Spongiadae. Part I. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1872: 115-129, pls V-VI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Papillina cribrosa Schmidt, 1870) Schmidt, O. (1870). Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): iii-iv, 1-88, pls I-VI.
page(s): 48 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Poterion atlantica George & Wilson, 1919) George, W.C.; Wilson, H.V. (1919). Sponges of Beaufort (N.C.) Harbor and Vicinity. <i>Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Washington</i>. 36: 129-179, pls. LVI-LXVI.
page(s): 139-140 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Prianos tierneyi de Laubenfels, 1953) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1953). Sponges from the Gulf of Mexico. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science of the Gulf and Caribbean.</em> 2(3): 511-557.
page(s): 534-536; fig 10 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Pseudosuberites melanos Laubenfels, 1934) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1934). New sponges from the Puerto Rican deep. <em>Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections.</em> 91(17): 1-28.
page(s): 9 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Spheciospongia othello de Laubenfels, 1950) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1950a). The Porifera of the Bermuda Archipelago. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 27 (1): 1-154.
page(s): 94-96; fig 42 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Spirastrella andrewsi George & Wilson, 1919) George, W.C.; Wilson, H.V. (1919). Sponges of Beaufort (N.C.) Harbor and Vicinity. <i>Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Washington</i>. 36: 129-179, pls. LVI-LXVI.
page(s): 135-137 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Spongia dysoni 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): 350 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Heterocliona cribraria Verrill, 1907) Verrill, A. E. (1907). The Bermuda Islands: Part V. An account of the Coral Reefs (Characteristic Life of the Bermuda Coral Reefs). <em>Porifera: Sponges. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 12: 330-344, pls 35 C-D.
page(s): 342-343 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Rützler, K. (2002). Family Clionaidae D'Orbigny, 1851. Pp. 173-185. <em>In: Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges.</em> 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow. (look up in IMIS[details]  Full text PDF 

additional source Lehnert, H. (1993). The sponges from Cozumel (Mexico). Inventory, critical comparison of taxonomic characters and description of a new species. <em>Acta Biolologica Benrodis.</em> 5: 35-127.
page(s): 60 [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 Rützler, K.; Piantoni, C.; Van Soest, R.W.M.; Díaz, M.C. (2014). Diversity of sponges (Porifera) from cryptic habitats on the Belize barrier reef near Carrie Bow Cay. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3805(1): 1-129., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3805.1.1
page(s): 32 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Wiedenmayer, F. (1978). Modern sponge bioherms of the Great Bahama Bank.. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 71 (3): 699-744.
page(s): 167-168 [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): 23 [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): 12 [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): 80 [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): 93 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Díaz, M.C. (2005). Common sponges from shallow marine habitats from Bocas del Toro region, Panama. <em>Caribbean Journal of Science.</em> 41(3): 465-475. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 471 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (of Spheciospongia vesparia) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1936). A Discussion of the Sponge Fauna of the Dry Tortugas in Particular and the West Indies in General, with Material for a Revision of the Families and Orders of the Porifera. <em>Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication.</em> 467 (Tortugas Laboratory Paper 30) 1-225, pls 1-22.
page(s): 140-142; pl 16 fig 1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Spheciospongia vesparia) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1949). Sponges of the western Bahamas. <em>American Museum Novitates.</em> 1431: 1-25.
page(s): 18-19 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Spheciospongia vesparia) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1953). Sponges from the Gulf of Mexico. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science of the Gulf and Caribbean.</em> 2(3): 511-557.
page(s): 536-537 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Spheciospongia vesparia) Little, F.J. Jr. (1963). The sponge fauna of the St. George's Sound, Apalache Bay, and Panama City Regions of the Florida Gulf Coast. <em>Tulane Studies in Zoology 11(2).</em> 31-71.
page(s): 55 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Spheciospongia vesparia) Van Soest, R.W.M. (1981). A checklist of the Curaçao sponges (Porifera Demospongiae) including a pictorial key to the more common reef-forms. <em>Verslagen en Technische Gegevens Instituut voor Taxonomische Zoölogie (Zoölogisch Museum) Universiteit van Amsterdam.</em> 31: 1-39.
page(s): 5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Cliona cribrosa (Schmidt, 1870)) 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  (of Pseudosuberites melanos Laubenfels, 1934) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1936). A Discussion of the Sponge Fauna of the Dry Tortugas in Particular and the West Indies in General, with Material for a Revision of the Families and Orders of the Porifera. <em>Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication.</em> 467 (Tortugas Laboratory Paper 30) 1-225, pls 1-22.
page(s): 149-150;pl 17 fig 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Spheciospongia othello de Laubenfels, 1950) Rützler, K. (1974). The Burrowing Sponges of Bermuda. <em>Smithsonian Contribution to Zoology.</em> 165: 1-32.
page(s): 29-31; fig 24-26 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Spheciospongia othello de Laubenfels, 1950) Rützler, K. (1986). Phylum Porifera (Sponges). Pp. 111-126, in: W. Sterrer (ed.) Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda. John Wiley & Sons, New York, i-xxx, 1-742.
page(s): 122 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Pseudosuberites melanos Laubenfels, 1934) 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  (of Spheciospongia othello de Laubenfels, 1950) Alcolado, P.M. 1976. Lista de nuevos registros de Poriferos para Cuba.Serie Oceanológica. Instituto de Oceanologia. Academia de Ciencias de Cuba. Oceanologia (36): 1-11.
page(s): 6 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Spheciospongia vesparia) Alcolado, P.M. 1976. Lista de nuevos registros de Poriferos para Cuba.Serie Oceanológica. Instituto de Oceanologia. Academia de Ciencias de Cuba. Oceanologia (36): 1-11.
page(s): 6 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Spheciospongia vesparia) Hechtel, G.J. (1965). A systematic study of the Demospongiae of Port Royal, Jamaica. <em>Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History.</em> 20: 1-103.
page(s): 57-58 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Thalysias vesparia (Lamarck, 1814)) Van Soest, R.W.M.; Stone, S.M.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Rützler, K. (1983). Catalogue of the Duchassaing & Michelotti (1864) collection of West Indian sponges (Porifera). <em>Bulletin Zoologisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam.</em> 9 (21): 189-205.
page(s): 199 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy  (of Prianos tierneyi de Laubenfels, 1953) Rützler, K. (2002). Family Clionaidae D'Orbigny, 1851. Pp. 173-185. <em>In: Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges.</em> 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 174 [details]  Full text PDF 

new combination reference  (of Spirastrella pulvinata (Bowerbank, 1872)) Arndt, W. (1927). Kalk- und Kieselschwämme von Curaçao. <em>Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde.</em> 25: 133-158, pls I-III. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference  (of Thalysias vesparia (Lamarck, 1814)) Duchassaing de Fonbressin, P.; Michelotti, G. (1864). Spongiaires de la mer Caraibe. <em>Natuurkundige verhandelingen van de Hollandsche maatschappij der wetenschappen te Haarlem.</em> 21(2): 1-124, pls I-XXV.
page(s): 85 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

misapplication  (of Pseudosuberites melanos Laubenfels, 1934) Desqueyroux, R. (1972). Demospongiae (Porifera) de la Costa de Chile. <em>Gayana.</em> 20: 3-71.
page(s): 15-16 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Spelling Often misspelled as S. vesparia, but vesparium is a noun, so it will not take its gender from the genus name. [details]
 

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English loggerhead sponge [from synonym]  [details]
German Tölpelkopfschwamm [from synonym]  [details]
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