WoRMS name details

Hymedesmia constellata (Topsent, 1904)

240460  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240460)

 unaccepted (reverted genus transfer)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Leptosastra constellata Topsent, 1904) 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 
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. Hymedesmia constellata (Topsent, 1904). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240460 on 2021-05-06
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2007-05-21 08:09:12Z
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original description  (of Leptosastra constellata Topsent, 1904) 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 
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]