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Porifera taxon details

Metania Gray, 1867

167051  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:167051)

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Genus
Spongilla reticulata Bowerbank, 1863 accepted as Metania reticulata (Bowerbank, 1863) (type by subsequent designation)
Parametania Brien, 1968 · unaccepted (junior synonym)

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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 
de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Cárdenas, P.; Díaz, M.-C.; Dohrmann, M.; Downey, R.; Goodwin, C.; Hajdu, E.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Kelly, M.; Klautau, M.; Lim, S.C.; Manconi, R.; Morrow, C.; Pinheiro, U.; Pisera, A.B.; Ríos, P.; Rützler, K.; Schönberg, C.; Turner, T.; Vacelet, J.; van Soest, R.W.M.; Xavier, J. (2024). World Porifera Database. Metania Gray, 1867. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=167051 on 2024-04-21
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original description 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 

original description  (of Parametania Brien, 1968) Brien, P. (1968). Les genres <i>Parametania</i> (n. gen.) et <i>Metania</i> (Gray). I. Éponges d'eau douce africaines. <i>Parametania Schoutedeni</i> (Burton) -<i>Parametania Godeauxi</i> (n. sp.). <em>Bulletin de l'Académie royale de Belgique. Classe des sciences.</em> 54(4): 374-398, pls I-II. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Manconi, R.; Pronzato, R. (2002 [2004]). Suborder Spongillina subord. nov.: Freshwater sponges. Pp. 921-1020. <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] 

basis of record Penney, J.T.; Racek, A.A. (1968). Comprehensive revision of a worldwide collection of freshwater sponges (Porifera: Spongillidae). <em>Bulletin of the United States National Museum.</em> 272: 1-184.
page(s): 147-148 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Manconi, R.; Pronzato, R. (2002). Suborder Spongillina subord. nov.: Freshwater sponges. Pp. 921-1020. <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). [details]  Full text PDF 

additional source Manconi, R.; Pronzato, R. (2009). Atlas of African freshwater sponges. <em>Studies in Afrotropical Zoology, Tervuren, Royal Museum for Central Africa.</em> 295, 1-214. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Manconi, R.; Cadeddu, B.; Pronzato, R. (2015). Adaptive morpho-traits, taxonomy and biogeography of <em>Metania </em>Gray, 1867 (Porifera: Spongillina: Metaniidae) with the description of a new species from Madagascar. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3918(1): 39-56., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3918.1.2
page(s): 39 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Silva, C.M.M. da; Volkmer-Ribeiro, C. (1998). The Ethiopian species of the genus <i>Metania</i> (Porifera, Metaniidae): I. Redescription of <i>M. pottsi</i>, comb. n. <em>Iheringia. Série Zoologia.</em> 85: 157-168. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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