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Polymastia robusta

Bowerbank, 1866


Erling Svensen Hi everybody. Can anyone say if the Polymastia robusta was called P. boletiformis earlier? In Norway we call this one P. robusta, but at Bernards WEB-pages I can not find this specie. Have a feeling that he calles this sponge for P. boletiformis. We have also one that we call P. mammillaris, so I am a litle bit confused. Any one?

Tony Gilbert "Polymastia robusta" is a synonym of the sponge called "Polymastia boletiformis".

Message posted on Seasearch Identifications on 11 Jun 2012
Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Porifera (Phylum)
    Demospongiae (Class)
      Hadromerida (Order)
        Polymastiidae (Family)
          Polymastia (Genus)
            Polymastia robusta (Species)
Associated Species