MCZ Invertebrate Zoology PORb-174

Rhizaxinella clava (Schmidt, 1870)

Syntype of Axinella clava

Date Collected:

1869-01-16

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida | W. of Tortugas

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Current Identification
Rhizaxinella clava (Schmidt, 1870)
Animalia Porifera Demospongiae Hadromerida Suberitidae
Determiner: Klaus Ruetzler; Belinda Alvarez de Glasby on 1991-12-01
Nature of ID: expert ID
Previous Identification
Axinella clava Schmidt, 1870
Animalia Porifera Demospongiae Halichondrida Axinellidae
Determiner: Edward Oskar Schmidt on 1870-01-01
Nature of ID: type ID

Schmidt 1870, page 61, Syntype of Axinella clava Schmidt, 1870 Type status questionable
Van Soest 2017, page 189, Additional Material of Rhizaxinella clava (Schmidt, 1870) doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4217.1.1 linked data icon
not referenced in publication but insight into species description
Media type: text; Schmidt 1870 Description: Grundz├╝ge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes;

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  • other number: PORa-8072
  • station number: Cast No. 13

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: tissue; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2023-08-25
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2023-08-18   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 1 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2023-08-25

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Florida
  • Specific Locality:
  • W. of Tortugas
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • W. of Tortugas
  • Depth:
  • 68 fms
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1869-01-16
  • Verbatim Date:
  • January 16, 1869
  • Collectors:
  • US Coast Survey, 1867-1871; Louis F. Pourtales

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