Tethya aurantium

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Tethya aurantium

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Tethyida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Classis: Demospongiae
Subclassis: Heteroscleromorpha
Ordo: Tethyida

Familia: Tethyidae
Genus: Tethya
Species: Tethya aurantium

NameEdit

Tethya aurantium (Pallas, 1766)

  • Type data: unknown, probably lost. [All type material of Pallas was destroyed by fire in Küstrin (Poland) in 1758 during the Seven Years’ War fide Wiedenmayer (1977)]
  • Type locality: “Mare Mediterraneum & Promontorio B. Spei vicinum”.

CombinationsEdit

  • Alcyonium aurantium Pallas, 1766: 357 [original combination]
  • Tethya aurantiumTopsent, 1900: 294 [subsequent combination]

SynonymsEdit

  • Alcionium [sic] lyncurium Linnaeus, 1767: 1295
    • Type material: unknown, probably lost.
    • Type locality: “O. Africano, Mediterraneo”.

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • Pallas, P.S. 1766. Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarum succintas descriptiones, cum selectis auctorum synonymis. Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae. pp. 451. BHL Reference page
  • Linnaeus, C. 1767. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio duodecima, reformata. Tomus 1 (Regnum Animale), Pars 2: 533–1327. Holmiæ [Stockholm]. Impensis Direct Laurentii Salvii. Biblioteca Digital BHL Reference page

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