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  • Esperia renieroides
  • fragment (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Esperia renieroides
  • off Sand Key
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Gulf of Mexico: United States: Florida
  • May 16, 1868
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Esperia renieroides Schmidt, 1870
Animalia Porifera Demospongiae Poecilosclerida Mycalidae Esperia renieroides
Identified by Edward Oskar Schmidt in 1870
Nature of ID: type ID
Schmidt 1870, Page 57, Syntype of Esperia renieroides
plate 5, figure 22
Media of type text, Schmidt 1870. Description:Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes
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Media Details
Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: off Sand Key
Verbatim Locality: Sand Key Florida
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 120 fms
Coordinates: 24.399167° -81.761333° (Datum: WGS84)
Penny Benson; 2017-12-18; Source: GEOLocate and historical papers
Collecting Date: May 16, 1868
other number: PORa-6704
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (70% ethanol) poor in collection >10