Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Dictyoceratida > Family Irciniidae > Genus Ircinia

Ircinia variabilis (Schmidt, 1862)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

IrciniaNardo, 1833accepted genus name
Hircinia Nardo, 1834 synonym

Species group names

Ircinia flavescens (Schmidt, 1862) basionym
Hircinia variabilis Schmidt, 1862 synonym
Hircinia variabilis var. fistulata Szymanski, 1904 synonym
Ircinia flavescens (Schmidt, 1862) synonym
Ircinia hebes (Schmidt, 1862) synonym
Ircinia hirsuta (Schmidt, 1862) synonym
Ircinia lingua (Schmidt, 1868) synonym
Ircinia panicea (Schmidt, 1862) synonym

Literature

original description

Schmidt, O. 1862. Die Spongien des adriatischen Meeres. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): i-viii, 1-88, pls 1-7.

basis of record

Pronzato, R.; Malva, R,; Manconi, R, 2004. The taxonomic status of Ircinia fasciculata, Ircinia felix, and Ircinia variabilis (Dictyoceratida, Irciniidae). Boll. Mus. Ist.Biol. Univ. Genova 68: 553-563.

additional source

Rützler, K., R. W. M. van Soest, and C. Piantoni. 2009. Sponges (Porifera) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 285–313 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Van Soest, R.W.M. 2001. Porifera, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 85-103

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External Links

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Citation

van Soest, R. (2012). Ircinia variabilis (Schmidt, 1862). In: Van Soest, R.W.M, Boury-Esnault, N., Hooper, J.N.A., Rützler, K, de Voogd, N.J., Alvarez de Glasby, B., Hajdu, E., Pisera, A.B., Manconi, R., Schoenberg, C., Janussen, D., Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M., Picton, B., Kelly, M., Vacelet, J. (2012) World Porifera database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132362

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2010-05-06 by Rob van Soest

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