WoRMS taxon details

Leptosastra constellata Topsent, 1904

133670  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133670)

accepted
Species
Hymedesmia constellata (Topsent, 1904) (reverted genus transfer)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Topsent, E. (1904). Spongiaires des Açores. <em>Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies par le Prince Albert I. Monaco.</em> 25: 1-280, pls 1-18., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40603003
page(s): 194-195 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Azores Canaries Madeira  
type locality contained in Azores Canaries Madeira [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. (2021). World Porifera Database. Leptosastra constellata Topsent, 1904. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=133670 on 2021-05-15
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-12-12 19:27:27Z
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original description Topsent, E. (1904). Spongiaires des Açores. <em>Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies par le Prince Albert I. Monaco.</em> 25: 1-280, pls 1-18., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40603003
page(s): 194-195 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Hooper, J.N.A. (2002). Family Hemiasterellidae Lendenfeld, 1889. pp. 186-195 <i>in</i>: Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (Eds.). Systema Porifera: a guide to the classification of sponges. (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Hooper, J. N. A. (2002 [2004]). Family Hemiasterellidae Lendenfeld, 1889. Pp. 186–195. <em>In: </em>Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002 [2004]). <em>Systema Porifera. A Guide to the Classification of Sponges.</em> (2 volumes). Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publ., New York. 1708+XLVIII. ISBN 978-1-4615-0747-5 (eBook electronic version). [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 Stephens, J. (1921 [1920]). Sponges of the Coasts of Ireland. II. The Tetraxonida (concluded). <em>Scientific Investigations of the Fisheries Branch. Department of Agriculture for Ireland.</em> 1920 (2): 1-75, pls I-VI.
page(s): 63 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Unknown type MNHN DT 1033, geounit Azores Canaries Madeira [details]
From editor or global species database
Remark Leptosastra constellata is a perplexing sponge sharing characters of Hemiasterellidae (a crust of asters) and Hymedesmiidae (basal acanthostyles). Various assignments of authors reflect these ambiguous characters. [details]

From other sources
Holotype MOM [details]