WoRMS taxon details

Thoosa cactoides Hancock, 1849

170571  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:170571)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hancock, A. (1849). On the Excavating Powers of certain Sponges belonging to the genus <i>Cliona</i> with descriptions of several new Species,and an allied generic form. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (2)3(17): 321-348, pls XII-XV., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16085612 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note India?
The substratum was a shell of...  
Type locality India?
The substratum was a shell of Meleagrina margaritifera, which originally was commonly found in the northern Indian Ocean. [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. Thoosa cactoides Hancock, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=170571 on 2021-06-17
Date
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2010-06-02 08:32:12Z
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original description Hancock, A. (1849). On the Excavating Powers of certain Sponges belonging to the genus <i>Cliona</i> with descriptions of several new Species,and an allied generic form. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (2)3(17): 321-348, pls XII-XV., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16085612 [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. (eds) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 2 volumes.</em> Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers, New York, 1708 + xvliii. ISBN 0-306-47260-0 (printed version). (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Rützler, K. (2002 [2004]). Family Clionaidae D'Orbigny, 1851. Pp. 173-185. <em>In: Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges.</em> Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers, New York, 1708 + xvliii. ISBN 978-1-4615-0747-5 (eBook electronic version). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype Hancock Museum, Newcastle, UK, nrs. 4.17.05-06 [details]
From editor or global species database
Type locality India?
The substratum was a shell of Meleagrina margaritifera, which originally was commonly found in the northern Indian Ocean. [details]