Record #188: Geodia tumulosa

Taxonomic Information from World Porifera Database

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Specimen Information

Submitted asGeodia tumulosa
locationSolarte Lagoon, Bocas del Toro, Panama (9° 18' 21'' N, 82° 10' 23'' W)
byRobert Thacker
Voucher numberZMBN 77928
Preservation methodEthanol
Identified byPaco Cárdenas
Morphological description (show/hide)
Additional informationThis specimen is growing on mangrove roots. This species is often overgrown with ectosymbionts.

The picture in situ shows a close-up of the oscular area. SEM spicule pictures are not from ZMBN 77928 but from ZMBN 81780 collected from the same locality, at the same time (ZMBN 81780 also has an identical COI sequence).

This specimen was originally identified and described as G. gibberosa (Cárdenas et al., 2009; 2010) but later found to be different from G. gibberosa (Cárdenas et al., 2011).
Reference (show/hide)

in situsectionspicule prep

Associated DNA Sequences

Sequence #219CO1 FolmerGenbank EU442209
Sequence #22028S, 5' fragmentGenbank EU552085
Comment: D1-C2-D2 domains