Hircinia atra Whitfield, 1901

Catalog Number: YPM IZ 038276
Department: Invertebrate Zoology
Scientific Name: Hircinia atra Whitfield, 1901, HOLOTYPE
Taxonomy: Animalia; Porifera; Demospongiae; Keratosida; Spongiidae
Identification: Det. by: Robert P. Whitfield, 2006; See: Whitfield, Robert P. 1901. Notice of a new sponge from Bermuda and of some other forms from the Bahamas. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 14: 47-50.
Common Name: demosponges; sponges; animals
Locality: Atlantic Ocean, North America; Atlantic Ocean; Bahamas; New Providence Island; near Nassau
Collected: Whitfield, R. P.
Description: IZ number 38276; lot count 1; Microslide 01, balsam, spicules; original catalog number AMNH 49
All Determinations: Iotrochota atra
HYPOTYPE. Det. by: Klaus Rutzler 2006; See: Rutzler, Klaus, et al. 2007. Iotrochota revisited: a new sponge and review of species from the western tropical Atlantic (Poecilosclerida:Iotrochotidae). Invertebrate Systematics. 21: 173-185.

Hircinia atra
HOLOTYPE. Det. by: Robert P. Whitfield; See: Whitfield, Robert P. 1901. Notice of a new sponge from Bermuda and of some other forms from the Bahamas. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 14: 47-50.
Preparations: dry; SEM; microslide
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