Racekiela ryderi

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Racekiela ryderi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Order: Haplosclerida
Family: Spongillidae
Genus: Racekiela
Species: R. ryderi
Binomial name
Racekiela ryderi
Potts 1882[1]
Synonyms

Heteromeyenia macouni A. H. Mackay

Racekiela ryderi is a species of freshwater demosponge in the family Spongillidae.[1] It was first described by Edward Potts in 1882.[2] It was collected on Sable Island in 1899 by John Macoun, a biologist with the Geological Survey of Canada, and given the name Heteromeyenia macouni by A.H. Mackay in 1900,[3] is now considered to be Racekiela ryderi.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b van Soest, R. (2010). Van Soest RW, Boury-Esnault N, Hooper JN, Rützler K, de Voogd NJ, de Glasby BA, Hajdu E, Pisera AB, Manconi R, Schoenberg C, Janussen D, Tabachnick KR, Klautau M, Picton B, Kelly M, Vacelet J, eds. "Racekiela ryderi (Potts, 1882)". World Porifera database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  2. ^ Potts, E. (1882). "Three more Fresh-water Sponges". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 1: 12–14. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  3. ^ MacKay, A.H. (1900). "A freshwater sponge from Sable Island" (PDF). Proceedings and Transactions Nova Scotia Institute of Natural Sciences. 10: 319–322. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  4. ^ van Soest, R. (2010). Van Soest RW, Boury-Esnault N, Hooper JN, Rützler K, de Voogd NJ, de Glasby BA, Hajdu E, Pisera AB, Manconi R, Schoenberg C, Janussen D, Tabachnick KR, Klautau M, Picton B, Kelly M, Vacelet J, eds. "Heteromeyenia macouni MacKay, 1900". World Porifera database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2011-01-01.