Desmanthus incrustans (Topsent 1889)

Manconi, Renata & Serusi, Annalisa, 2008, Rare sponges from marine caves: discovery of Neophrissospongia nana nov. sp. (Demospongiae, Corallistidae) from Sardinia with an annotated checklist of Mediterranean lithistids, ZooKeys 4 (4), pp. 71-87 : 87

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.4.39

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:93A5F62F-9A24-4F64-9BFB-C6347AAB45B1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3792646

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/561887D8-FFB3-FFFF-FF22-43FA0216E4E5

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Plazi

scientific name

Desmanthus incrustans (Topsent 1889)
status

 

Desmanthus incrustans (Topsent 1889)

Lion Gulf, Banyuls, 42°28’N 3°7’E (Topsent 1893);

Lion Gulf, Cap l’Abeille, 42°28’N 3°8’60’’E, 30-40 m of depth (in Pouliquen 1972 p. 751)

Lion Gulf, Marseille coast, Trémies dark cave, 43°20’N 5°30’E, SCUBA diving (Pouliquen 1969, 1972)

Ligurian Sea, Portofino, Aurora, 44°18’N 9°12’E, 13 m of depthrocky bottom, XI.1976, SCUBA diving (Pulitzer-Finali 1983)

Ligurian Sea, Bogliasco, 44°22’N 9°4’E, 10-15 m, coralligenous on vertical cliffs, SCUBA diving (Pansini and Pronzato 1973)

Central Tyrrhenian Sea, Ischia, Monte Vico, 40°43’N 13°54’E, semi-dark cave, 3-4 m of depth, SCUBA diving, 7.VIII.1968 (Pulitzer-Finali 1972)

Ionian Sea, Leuca, 39°47’N 18°20’E, 2-3 m of depth, shallow water cave, SCUBA diving, 9.VII.1967 (Pulitzer-Finali 1983)

Distribution: Western and Central Mediterranean Sea, Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Philippines, Papua New Guinea (van Soest and Hajdu, 2000; Pisera and Lévi 2002).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Porifera

Class

Demospongiae

Order

Bubarida

Family

Desmanthidae

Genus

Desmanthus