Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Astrophorida > Family Pachastrellidae > Genus Poecillastra

Poecillastra compressa (Bowerbank, 1866)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PoecillastraSollas, 1888accepted genus name
Nethea Sollas, 1888 synonym

Species group names

Ecionemia compressa Bowerbank, 1866 basionym
Pachastrella stylifera Lendenfeld, 1897 basionym
Ecionemia compressa Bowerbank, 1866 synonym
Pachastrella stylifera Lendenfeld, 1897 synonym
Poecillastra scabra (Schmidt, 1868) synonym

Literature

original description

Bowerbank, J.S. 1866a. A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388.

basis of record

Maldonado,M.,2002. Family Pachastrellidae. Pp.141-162. In: Hooper, J.N.A., van Soest,R.W.M. (eds) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publ., New York, 1708 pp.

additional source

Pulitzer-Finali, G. 1993. A collection of marine sponges from East Africa. Annales Museo Civico Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria" 89: 247-350.

additional source

Van Soest, R.W.M. 1993a. Affinities of the Marine Demospongiae Fauna of the Cape Verde Islands and Tropical West Africa. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 159: 205-219.

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

Boury-Esnault, N.; Pansini, M.; Uriz, M.J. 1994b. Spongiaires bathyaux de la mer d’Alboran et du golfe ibéro-marocain. Mémoires du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle 160: 1-174.

additional source

Samaai, T. 2006. Biodiversity "hotspots", patterns of richness and endemism, and distribution of marine sponges in South Africa based on actual and interpolation data: A comparative approach. Zootaxa 1358: 1-37.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

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

additional source

Maldonado, M. (1992). Demosponges of the red coral bottoms from the Alboran Sea. J. Nat. Hist. 26: 1131-1161

additional source

Cruz, T. 2002. Esponjas marinas de Canarias. Consejería de Política Territorial y Medio Ambiente del Gobierno de Canarias, S/C Tenerife. 260 pp.

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External Links

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Citation

van Soest, R. (2012). Poecillastra compressa (Bowerbank, 1866). 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:134083

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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2010-02-13 by Rob van Soest

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