Basel, Switzerland (Naturhistorisches Museum) Forcart, L. 1966 "Katalog der Typus exemplare in den Porifera-und Coelenterata-Sammlungen des Naturhistorischen Museums zu Basel." Verh. naturf. Ges. Basel 77: 82-86
Bremen Museum, FRG Knipper, H. 1956 "Die Typen und Typoide des Uberseemuseums Premen, 3. Spongiaria." Veröff. Uberseemus. Bremen 2A: 357-361, 1 fig.
Calcutta, India (Zoological Survey of India) Khera, S. & Chaturvedi, Y. 1976 "Checklist of Indian freshwater sponges, with a catalogue of type-specimens in the collection of the Zoological Survey of India." Rec. zool. Surv. India, Misc. Publs occ. Pap. No. 4: 1-29
Dublin, Ireland (National Museum of Ireland) O'Riordan, C.E. & O'Connor, J.P. 1985 "Notes on the collection of Porifera housed in the National Museum of Ireland, with provisional lists of contained putative types." Ir. Nat. J. 21 (10): 459 - 462
East Berlin (Zoölogisches Museum der Humboldt-Universität) GDR 'a new internal MSS catalogue is being prepared by Frau Kühlmann, which, when compared with 3 vol. original catalogue, will confirm how much material has survived. Collections are being systematically arranged according to Grassé 'Traité' (1973)' [Wiedenmayer, 1983]
Edinburgh (Royal Scottish Museum) Smaldon, G. et al 1976 "Type specimens of invertebrates (excluding insects) held at the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh." Inf. Ser. R. Scott. Mus. No. 4 : 2 - 10
Genova, Italy (Museo di Storia Naturale) Tortonese, E. 1962 "Le collezioni di poriferi, celenterata ed echinodermi del Museo di Storia Naturale, Genova, con elenchi del materiale tipico." Doriana _ : 1-8
Graz, Austria (Steiermärkischen Landesmuseum) Heider, A.R. von 1894 [1895] "Liste der Schmidt'schen Spongien in der zoologischen Abtheilung des steierm'arkischen Landes Museums." Mitt. Verh. Steiermärk.,1894: 276-285
Hamburg, FRG (Zoologisches Museum) internal MSS catalogue is available
Hancock's Clionids Rützler, K. & Stone, S.M. 1986 "Discovery and significance of Albany Hancock's microscope preparations of excavating sponges." Proc. biol. Soc. Wash. (in press)
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, USA (Museum of Comparative Zoology) internal MSS catalogue available, including a type list.
La Jolla, California (Scripps Institute of Oceanography) internal catalogue of sponge collections is being prepared by Spencer Luke "available 1980"
Kaukasischen Museums Radde, G. 1899 "Die Sammlungen des Kaukasischen Museums. Band I. Zoölogie." Tiflis, P.518
Khoyatan Marine Lab., British Columbia, Canada Austin, W.C. 1985 "An annotated checklist of marine invertebrates in the cold temperate Northeast Pacific. Porifera" Khoyatan Mar. Lab., pp. 21-42 [all species listed as occurring in British Columbia or Washington are in K.M. Lab. Collections.]
London, UK (British Museum (Natural Hist.) Gray, J.E. 1848 "List of the specimens of British sponges in the collections of the British Museum." London, British Museum, pp. viii, 24 [primarily Johnston and early Bowerbank]
  Burton, M. 1963 "A revision of the classification of the calcareous sponges. With a catalogue of the specimens in the British Museum (Natural History)." London, Brit. Mus. Nat. Hist. pp. 693, 375 figs.
Mandapam Camp, India (Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute) Thomas, P.A. 1969 "Catalogue of types of sponges et al, in the reference collections of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute." Bull. cent. mar. Fish. Res. Inst. No. 7: 13 21
Melbourne (National Museum of Victoria) Ayling, A.L. et al 1982 "Catalogue of types of sponge species from southern Australia described by Arthur Dendy." Rep. natn Mus. Victoria 1 : 97-109
Ottawa, Canada (National Museums of Canada) Frank, P.G., Fournier, J.A. & Madill, J. 1985 "Type specimens of invertebrates (Mollusca and Arthropoda excluded) in the National Museum of Natural Sciences, National Museums of Canada." Syllogeus No. 60 [sponges, pp. 12 - 27]
  internal MSS card-index available, giving collection data for c. 737 specimens identified to genus, many to species.
Perth, Australia (Western Australian Museum) Anon. 1962 "Type specimens in the West Australian Museum." Rep. W. Aust. Mus. 1960-61: 35 - 39
Philadelphia, USA (Academy of National Sciences) Volkmer-Ribeiro has recently catalogued the 'Leidy and Potts fresh water sponges' (1985)
Sydney, Australia (Australian Museum) internal MSS catalogue of the types was prepared under the direction of the curator, Dr. F.W.E. Rowe, in 1977 A checklist of Australian types and other important reported specimens, including AM holdings, is to be published shortly by F. Wiedenmayer. Verification of the existence & status of Lendenfeld's, Hallmann's & Whitelegge's specimens will be given, with modern determinations.
Torino, Italy (Museo e Istituto di Zoologia Sistematica dell'Università) Anon. 1969? "Catalogi del Museo e istituto di zoologia sistematica dell'Università di Torino. Vol. 2 Tunicata: Porifera: Coelenterata." Universita. Museo Zoologia. Turin pp.?
  Parenti, U. et al 1976 "Catalogi del Museo e Istituto di Zoologia sistematica dell' Università di Torino. II Tunicata, Porifera, Coelenterata" Published? No page numbers given.
  van Soest, R.W.M. et al 1983 "Catalogue of the Duchassaing and Michelotti (1864) collection of West Indian sponges." Bull. zool. Mus. Univ. Amsterdam 9 (21): 189-205
Wellington, New Zealand (New Zealand Oceanographic Institute) Dawson, E.W. 1979 "Catalogue of type and figured specimens in the New Zealand Oceanographic Institute." Mem. N.Z. oceanogr. Inst. No. 76 : 1-110 (Catalogued up to Dec. 1978)
(Zoology Museum of Victoria Univ.) Fell, H.B. 1950 "The Kirk collection of sponges (Porifera) in the Zoology Museum, Victoria University College." Zool. Publs Vict. Univ. Coll. No. 4 : 1-12, 1 pl.

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