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Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)

133205  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133205)

accepted
Species
Asychis variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) · unaccepted (genus transfer)
Biemna capillifera (Levinsen, 1887) · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Biemna gemmulifera (Breitfuss, 1912) · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Biemna groenlandica (Fristedt, 1887) · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Biemna hamifera (Lundbeck, 1902) · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Biemna peachii (Bowerbank, 1866) · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Biemna variantia hamifera (Lundbeck, 1902) · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Desmacella capillifera (Levinsen, 1887) · unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella groenlandica Fristedt, 1887 · unaccepted (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Desmacella hamifera Lundbeck, 1902 · unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella peachii (Bowerbank, 1866) · unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella peachii var. groenlandica Fristedt, 1887 · unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella peachii var. stellifera Fristedt, 1885 · unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacella variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) · unaccepted (genus transfer)
Desmacidon korenii Schmidt, 1875 · unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Desmacidon peachii Bowerbank, 1866 · unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Gellius capilliferus Levinsen, 1887 · unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Gellius gemmuliferus Breitfuss, 1912 · unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Halichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858 · alternate representation (genus transfer)
Hymeniacidon varians Bowerbank, 1882 · unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Hymeniacidon variantia (Bowerbank, 1858) · unaccepted (genus transfer)
Raphiodesma aculeatum Topsent, 1888 · unaccepted (genus transfer & junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Halichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858) Bowerbank, J.S. (1858). On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part I. On the Spicula. <em>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.</em> 148(2): 279-332, pls XXII-XXVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Celtic Seas  
type locality contained in Celtic Seas [from synonym] [view taxon] [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. Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=133205 on 2022-08-18
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original description  (of Desmacella hamifera Lundbeck, 1902) Lundbeck, W. (1902). Porifera. (Part I.) Homorrhaphidae and Heterorrhaphidae. <em>In: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. 6(1). (Bianco Luno: Copenhagen).</em> Pp. 1-108, pls I-XIX, 1 map.
page(s): 93-95 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Desmacidon korenii Schmidt, 1875) Schmidt, O. (1875). Spongien. Die Expedition zur physikalisch-chemischen und biologischen Untersuchung der Nordsee im Sommer 1872. <em>Jahresbericht der Commission zur Wissenschaftlichen Untersuchung der Deutschen Meere in Kiel.</em> 2-3: 115-120, pl. I. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Desmacidon peachii Bowerbank, 1866) Bowerbank, J.S. (1866). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1905089
page(s): 349-350 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Gellius capilliferus Levinsen, 1887) Levinsen, G.M.R. (1887). Kara-Havets Svampe (Porifera). <em>Dijmphna-Togtets zoologisk-botaniske Udbytte.</em> 1: 339-372, pls XXIX-XXXI.
page(s): 357-358 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Hymeniacidon varians Bowerbank, 1882) Bowerbank, J.S.; Norman, A.M. (1882). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 4 (Supplement). (Ray Society: London): i-xvii, 1-250, pls I-XVII., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1908675 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Raphiodesma aculeatum Topsent, 1888) Topsent, E. (1888). Contribution à l'étude des Clionides. <em>Archives de Zoologie expérimentale et générale.</em> 2 (5 bis): 1-165, pls I-VII.
page(s): 152-153; pl VI fig 14 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Desmacella peachii var. groenlandica Fristedt, 1887) Fristedt, K. (1887). Sponges from the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans and the Behring Sea. <em>Vega-Expeditionens Vetenskap. Iakttagelser (Nordenskiöld) 4.</em> 401-471, pls 22-31.
page(s): 441-442 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Desmacella peachii var. stellifera Fristedt, 1885) Fristedt, K. (1885). Bidrag till Kännedomen om de vid Sveriges vestra Kust lefvande Spongiae. <em>Kungliga Svenska vetenskapsakademiens handlingar.</em> 21: 1-56, pls I-IV. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Halichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858) Bowerbank, J.S. (1858). On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part I. On the Spicula. <em>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.</em> 148(2): 279-332, pls XXII-XXVI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Gellius gemmuliferus Breitfuss, 1912) Breitfuss, L.L. (1912). Zur Kenntniss der Spongio-Fauna des Kola Fjords. II. <em>Travaux de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de St. Petersbourg, Section Zoologie.</em> 42 : 59-80.
page(s): 77 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Desmacidon cavernula Bowerbank, 1874) Bowerbank, J.S. (1874). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 3. (Ray Society: London): i-xvii, 1-367, pls I-XCII., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1871265
page(s): 263-264, Pl. LXXXII 9-12; 268-269; note: illustration of the type specimen [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Hajdu, E.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002). Family Desmacellidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886. pp. 642-650. <i>In:</i> Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002). <em>Systema Porifera - A Guide to the Classification of Sponges (2 volumes).</em> Kluwer Academic/Plenum, NY, 1708 + xvliii. ISBN 0-306-47260-0 (printed version). [details]  Full text PDF 

basis of record Hajdu, E.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002 [2004]). Family Desmacellidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886. pp. 642-650. <i>In:</i> Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002 [2004]). <em>Systema Porifera - A Guide to the Classification of Sponges (2 volumes).</em> Kluwer Academic/Plenum, NY, 1708 + xvliii. ISBN 978-1-4615-0747-5 (eBook electronic version). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Solórzano, M.R. (1990). Poríferos del litoral gallego: estudio faunístico, distribución e inventario. <em>Phd Thesis Unversidad de Santiago de Compostela.</em> 1036 pp.
page(s): 655-658 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dinn, C.; Leys, S.P. (2018). Field Guide to sponges of Eastern Canadian Arctic. <em>Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, T6G 2E9.</em> 1-102.
page(s): 25-26 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Burton, M. (1931). The Folden Fiord. Report on the sponges collected by Mr. Soot-Ryven in the Folden Fiord in the year 1923. <em>Tromsø Museum Skrifter.</em> 1 (13): 1-8.
page(s): 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[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 Brunel, P., L. Bosse & G. Lamarche. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Descatoire, A. (1966). Sur quelques Démosponges de l'Archipel de Glénan. <em>Cahiers de Biologie Marine.</em> 7 (3): 231-246, pl. 1. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 240-241 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Ackers, R.G.; Moss, D.; Picton, B.E. (1992). Sponges of the British Isles (‘Sponges V'). <em>A Colour Guide and Working Document. Marine Conservation Society.</em> 1-175.
page(s): 115-116 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Alander, H. (1942). Sponges from the Swedish west-coast and adjacent waters. <em>Ph.D. Thesis. (University of Lund, H. Struves: Gøteborg).</em> Pp. 1-95, 15 pls.
page(s): 66 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Borojevic, R.; Cabioch, L.; Lévi, C. (1968). Inventaire de la faune marine de Roscoff. Spongiaires. <em>Éditions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.</em> pp. 1-44., available online at http://www.sb-roscoff.fr/images/stories/sbr/observation/documents/spongiaires.pdf
page(s): 18 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Burton, M. (1930). Norwegian Sponges from the Norman Collection. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1930 (2): 487-546, pls I-II.
page(s): 499 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pansini, M. (1987). Littoral demosponges from the banks of the Strait of Sicily and the Alboran Sea. <i>In</i>: Vacelet J, Boury-Esnault N (eds) Taxonomy of Porifera from the N.E. Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. <em>NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series G, Ecological Sciences Springer, Heidelberg.</em> 13, 149-185. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 163; note: with a short description [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Maldonado, M. (1992). Demosponges of the red coral bottoms from the Alboran Sea. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 26: 1131-1161. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 1134 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

biology source Morrow, C.; Picton, B.; Erpenbeck, D.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Maggs, C.; Allcock, A. (2012). Congruence between nuclear and mitochondrial genes in Demospongiae: A new hypothesis for relationships within the G4 clade (Porifera: Demospongiae). <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 62(1): 174-190., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2011.09.016
page(s): 176 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (of Desmacella groenlandica Fristedt, 1887) 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 

basis of record  (of Halichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858) Hajdu, E.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002). Family Desmacellidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886. pp. 642-650. <i>In:</i> Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002). <em>Systema Porifera - A Guide to the Classification of Sponges (2 volumes).</em> Kluwer Academic/Plenum, NY, 1708 + xvliii. ISBN 0-306-47260-0 (printed version). [details]  Full text PDF 

basis of record  (of Halichondria variantia Bowerbank, 1858) Hajdu, E.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002 [2004]). Family Desmacellidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886. pp. 642-650. <i>In:</i> Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002 [2004]). <em>Systema Porifera - A Guide to the Classification of Sponges (2 volumes).</em> Kluwer Academic/Plenum, NY, 1708 + xvliii. ISBN 978-1-4615-0747-5 (eBook electronic version). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (of Gellius gemmuliferus Breitfuss, 1912) Koltun, V.M. (1959). [Siliceous horny sponges of the northern and fareastern seas of the U.S.S.R.] [In Russian]. <em>Opredeliteli po faune SSR, izdavaemye Zoologicheskim muzeem Akademii nauk.</em> 67: 1-236. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Desmacella hamifera Lundbeck, 1902) 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  (of Hymeniacidon variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)) Bowerbank, J.S. (1874). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 3. (Ray Society: London): i-xvii, 1-367, pls I-XCII., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1871265
page(s): 84-85, Pl. XXXIII 14; 113 Pl. XLV 32-34; note: illustration of the type specimen [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Biemna capillifera (Levinsen, 1887)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. <em>In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898.</em> 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena).
page(s): 877 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Biemna hamifera (Lundbeck, 1902)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. <em>In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898.</em> 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena).
page(s): 877 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Biemna peachii (Bowerbank, 1866)) Hentschel, E. (1916). 3- Die Spongien des Eisfjords <i>In</i>: Zoologische Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Expedition nach Spitzbergen, 1908. Teil II. <em>Kungliga Svenska vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar.</em> 54 (3): 1-18.
page(s): 11 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Biemna peachii (Bowerbank, 1866)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. <em>In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898.</em> 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena).
page(s): 940 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Biemna peachii (Bowerbank, 1866)) Topsent, E. (1913). Spongiaires provenant des campagnes scientifiques de la ‘Princesse Alice' dans les Mers du Nord (1898-1899 - 1906-1907). <em>Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies par le Prince Albert I de Monaco.</em> 45: 1-67, pls I-V.
page(s): 50-51 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Desmacella peachii (Bowerbank, 1866)) Lundbeck, W. (1902). Porifera. (Part I.) Homorrhaphidae and Heterorrhaphidae. <em>In: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. 6(1). (Bianco Luno: Copenhagen).</em> Pp. 1-108, pls I-XIX, 1 map.
page(s): 90-93 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Desmacella peachii var. groenlandica Fristedt, 1887) 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  (of Desmacidon peachii Bowerbank, 1866) Bowerbank, J.S. (1874). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 3. (Ray Society: London): i-xvii, 1-367, pls I-XCII., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1871265
page(s): 163, Pl. LXIII 1-7; note: illustration of the type specimen [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Desmacella variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)) 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  (of Biemna gemmulifera (Breitfuss, 1912)) 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 

new combination reference  (of Biemna gemmulifera (Breitfuss, 1912)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. <em>In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898.</em> 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference  (of Desmacella groenlandica Fristedt, 1887) Lundbeck, W. (1902). Porifera. (Part I.) Homorrhaphidae and Heterorrhaphidae. <em>In: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. 6(1). (Bianco Luno: Copenhagen).</em> Pp. 1-108, pls I-XIX, 1 map.
page(s): 95-97 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference  (of Desmacella capillifera (Levinsen, 1887)) Lundbeck, W. (1902). Porifera. (Part I.) Homorrhaphidae and Heterorrhaphidae. <em>In: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. 6(1). (Bianco Luno: Copenhagen).</em> Pp. 1-108, pls I-XIX, 1 map.
page(s): 88-90 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference  (of Asychis variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)) Gray, J.E. (1867). Notes on the Arrangement of Sponges, with the Descriptions of some New Genera. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1867(2): 492-558, pls XXVII-XXVIII.
page(s): 539 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference  (of Biemna variantia hamifera (Lundbeck, 1902)) Koltun, V.M. (1959). [Siliceous horny sponges of the northern and fareastern seas of the U.S.S.R.] [In Russian]. <em>Opredeliteli po faune SSR, izdavaemye Zoologicheskim muzeem Akademii nauk.</em> 67: 1-236. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference  (of Hymeniacidon variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)) Bowerbank, J.S. (1866). A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1905089
page(s): 174-175 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference  (of Biemna groenlandica (Fristedt, 1887)) Hentschel, E. (1929). Die Kiesel- und Hornschwämme des Nördlichen Eismeers. Pp. 857-1042, pls XII-XIV. <em>In: Römer, F., Schaudinn, F., Brauer, A. & Arndt, W. (Eds), Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellung der arktischen Tierformen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898.</em> 5 (4) (G.Fischer, Jena). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference  (of Biemna peachii (Bowerbank, 1866)) Gray, J.E. (1867). Notes on the Arrangement of Sponges, with the Descriptions of some New Genera. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1867(2): 492-558, pls XXVII-XXVIII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
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From regional or thematic species database
Habitat detritic bottom according to Pansini, 1987. [details]
LanguageName 
English massive beige horny sponge  [details]
French éponge variante  [details]
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