WoRMS name details

Geelongia Carter, 1885

184709  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:184709)

 unaccepted (nomen oblitum)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Carter, H.J. (1885). Descriptions of Sponges from the Neighbourhood of Port Phillip Heads, South Australia. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (5) 15(88): 301-321.
page(s): 306 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Taxonomy Bergquist (1980) demonstrated that Geelongia is definitely a senior synonym of Thorecta. The name Geelongia has priority...  
Taxonomy Bergquist (1980) demonstrated that Geelongia is definitely a senior synonym of Thorecta. The name Geelongia has priority but is unused in the sense of the Code of the ICZN and thus use of the genus name Thorecta is maintained. [details]
de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Carballo, J.L.; Cárdenas, P.; Díaz, M.-C.; Dohrmann, M.; Downey, R.; Hajdu, E.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Kelly, M.; Klautau, M.; Manconi, R.; Morrow, C.C. Pisera, A.B.; Ríos, P.; Rützler, K.; Schönberg, C.; Vacelet, J.; van Soest, R.W.M. (2021). World Porifera Database. Geelongia Carter, 1885. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=184709 on 2021-10-25
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2005-12-12 17:12:35Z
created
2006-02-01 19:04:21Z
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2010-12-23 14:11:25Z
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2019-04-23 21:32:45Z
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original description Carter, H.J. (1885). Descriptions of Sponges from the Neighbourhood of Port Phillip Heads, South Australia. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (5) 15(88): 301-321.
page(s): 306 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Cook, S. de C.; Bergquist, P.R. (2002). Family Thorectidae Bergquist, 1978. Pp. 1028-1050. <i>In</i>: Hooper, J.N.A. & Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds) <i>Systema Porifera - A guide to the classification of sponges</i>. (2 volumes) Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, 1708 + xvliii. ISBN 0-306-47260-0 (printed version). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Cook, S. de C.; Bergquist, P.R. (2002 [2004]). Family Thorectidae Bergquist, 1978. Pp. 1028-1050. <i>In</i>: Hooper, J.N.A. & Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds) <i>Systema Porifera - A guide to the classification of sponges</i>. (2 volumes) Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, 1708 + xvliii. ISBN 978-1-4615-0747-5 (eBook electronic version). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bergquist, P.R. (1980). A revision of the supraspecific classification of the orders Dictyoceratida, Dendroceratida and Verongida (class Demospongiae). <em>New Zealand Journal of Zoology.</em> 7 (4): 443-503. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Bergquist (1980) demonstrated that Geelongia is definitely a senior synonym of Thorecta. The name Geelongia has priority but is unused in the sense of the Code of the ICZN and thus use of the genus name Thorecta is maintained. [details]