MCZ Invertebrate Zoology PORb-59

Phakellia tenax Schmidt, 1870

Syntype of Phakellia tenax

Date Collected:

1868-05-01

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida | Sombrero Key

Media type: image;   Invertebrate Zoology PORb-59 Description: Preserved specimen.;

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Current Identification
Phakellia tenax Schmidt, 1870
Animalia Porifera Demospongiae Halichondrida Axinellidae
Determiner: Edward Oskar Schmidt on 1870-01-01
Nature of ID: type ID

Schmidt 1870, page 62, Syntype of Phakellia tenax Schmidt, 1870 plate 4, figure 16
Media type: text; Schmidt 1870 Description: Grundz├╝ge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes;

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Shows Publication: Schmidt 1870 Description: Grundz├╝ge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes

  • other number: PORa-9107
  • station number: Dredging No. 4

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: tissue; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2023-09-18
subsampled by = Nina Black   determined date=2023-09-11   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 1 History (4)
Remarks: in 4 pieces

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2023-09-18

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Florida
  • Specific Locality:
  • Sombrero Key
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Sombrero Key, Florida reef
  • Depth:
  • 152 fms
  • Locality Remarks:
  • [May 1868, Pourtales and 152 fathoms is with historical data, other information inferred]
  • Georeference:
  • 24.3000000°, -80.975000° (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1868-05-01 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (24° 18′ 0″ N  80° 58′ 30″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1868-05-01
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 1 May 1868
  • Collectors:
  • US Coast Survey, 1867-1871; Louis F. Pourtales; Steamer Bibb

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