Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Astrophorida > Family Ancorinidae > Genus Stelletta

Stelletta mediterranea (Topsent, 1893)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StellettaSchmidt, 1862accepted genus name
Stellata Auct. orthographic variant
Astrella Sollas, 1886 synonym
Dorypleres Sollas, 1888 synonym
Dragmastra Sollas, 1888 synonym
Pilochrota Sollas, 1886 synonym
Stellata Auct. synonym
Stelletta (Pilochrota) Sollas, 1886 synonym

Species group names

Pilochrota mediterranea Topsent, 1893 basionym
Pilochrota mediterranea Topsent, 1893 synonym

Literature

original description

Topsent, E. 1893c. Nouvelle série de diagnoses d’éponges de Roscoff et de Banyuls. Archives de Zoologie expérimentale et générale (3) 1 (Notes et Revue 10): xxxiii-xliii.

additional source

Pansini, M. 1987a. Littoral demosponges from the banks of the Strait of Sicily and the Alboran Sea. Pp. 149-185. In: Vacelet, J. & Boury-Esnault, N. (Eds), Taxonomy of Porifera from the N.E. Atlantic andMediterranean Sea. NATO ASI Series G 13. (Springer-Verlag: Berlin,Heidelberg): 1-332.

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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Citation

van Soest, R. (2012). Stelletta mediterranea (Topsent, 1893). 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:133978

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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

2008-06-24 by Rob van Soest

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