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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya Lamarck, 1815 
AphiaID: 132077

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHadromerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium aurantium Pallas, 1766 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyidae Gray, 1848
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium sensu Pallas, 1766 (Preoccupied name: Alcyoniidae, Octocorallia)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlemo Wright, 1881 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmniscos Gray, 1867 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDonatia Nardo, 1833 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaboga de Laubenfels, 1936 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethea Johnston, 1842 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyorraphis Lendenfeld, 1888 (misspelling for Tethyorrhaphis)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyorrhaphis Lendenfeld, 1888 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyum Lieberkühn, 1859 (misspelling)
Sources  original description Lamarck, J.B.P. De Monet, Comte De 1815 [1814]. Suite des polypiers empâtés. Mémoires du Muséum d’Histoire naturelle, Paris 1: 69-80, 162-168, 331-340. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya actinia de Laubenfels, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya acuta Sarà & Sarà, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya amplexa Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya andamanensis (Dendy & Burton, 1926)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya asbestella Lamarck, 1815
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya aurantium (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya beatrizae Ribeiro & Muricy, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya bergquistae Hooper in Hooper & Wiedenmayer, 1994
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya boeroi Sarà, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya brasiliana Ribeiro & Muricy, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya bullae Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya burtoni Sarà & Sarà, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya californiana de Laubenfels, 1932
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya citrina Sarà & Melone, 1965
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya coccinea Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya communis Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya comorensis Sarà, Corriero & Bavestrello, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya compacta Bergquist, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cyanae Ribeiro & Muricy, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya deformis Thiele, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya dendyi Sarà & Sarà, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya densa Sarà, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya diploderma Schmidt, 1870
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ensis Sarà, Gómez & Sarà, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya expansa Sarà & Sarà, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya fastigiata Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya fissurata Lendenfeld, 1888
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya flexuosa Sarà & Sarà, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya gigantea (Lendenfeld, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya globostellata Lendenfeld, 1897
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya globum Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya gracilis Sarà, Sarà, Nickel & Brümmer, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya gunni Sarà & Sarà, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya hibernica Heim, Nickel, Picton & Brümmer, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya hooperi Sarà & Sarà, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ignis Ribeiro & Muricy, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ingalli Bowerbank, 1858
  » Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ingalli var. laevis sensu Hallmann, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ingalli Bowerbank, 1858
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya irregularis Sarà & Bavestrello, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya japonica Sollas, 1888
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya laevis (Lendenfeld, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya levii Sarà, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya leysae Heim & Nickel, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya magna Kirkpatrick, 1903
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya maza Selenka, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya melinka Hajdu, Desqueyroux-Faúndez, Carvalho, Lôbo-Hajdu & Willenz, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya mexicana Sarà, Gómez & Sarà, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya microstella Sarà, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya minuta Sarà, Sarà, Nickel & Brümmer, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya monstrosa (Burton, 1924)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya mortoni Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya multifida (Carter, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya multistella Lendenfeld, 1888
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya multistella megastella Lendenfeld, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya multistella Lendenfeld, 1888
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya nicolae Ribeiro & Muricy, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya norvegica Bowerbank, 1872
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya novaecaledoniae Sarà, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya nux (Selenka, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya omanensis Sarà & Bavestrello, 1995
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ornata Sarà, Bavestrello & Calcinai, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya orphei Sarà, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ovum Sarà, Gómez & Sarà, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya papillosa (Thiele, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya paroxeata Sarà, Gómez & Sarà, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya parvistella (Baer, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya parvula Ribeiro & Muricy, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya pellis Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya peracuta (Topsent, 1918)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya popae Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya pulchra Sarà, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya pulitzeri Sarà & Sarà, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya robusta (Bowerbank, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya rubra Samaai & Gibbons, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya rubra Ribeiro & Muricy, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya sarai Desqueyroux-Faúndez & van Soest, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya seychellensis (Wright, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya simi Sarà, Bavestrello & Calcinai, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya socius Sarà, Gómez & Sarà, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya solangae Ribeiro & Muricy, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya sollasi Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya songakensis Kim & Sim, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya stellagrandis (Dendy, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya stellodermis Sarà & Sarà, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya stolonifera Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya strongylata Sarà, Bavestrello & Calcinai, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya taboga (de Laubenfels, 1936)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya tasmaniae Sarà & Sarà, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya tenuisclera Sarà & Corriero, 1994
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya topsenti Sarà, Bavestrello & Calcinai, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya uljinensis Shim & Sim, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya varians Sarà & Bavestrello, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya viridis (Baer, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya wilhelma Sarà, Sarà, Nickel & Brümmer, 2001

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya abyssorum Carter, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella cranium (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya affinis Kirkpatrick, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya deformis Thiele, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya amamensis Thiele, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya deformis Thiele, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya antarctica Carter, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCinachyra antarctica (Carter, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya arabica Carter, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCinachyrella arabica (Carter, 1869)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya armata Baer, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCinachyrella australiensis (Carter, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya atropurpurea Carter, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella atropurpurea (Carter, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya aurantia (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya aurantium (Pallas, 1766)
  » Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya aurantia var. californiana de Laubenfels, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya californiana de Laubenfels, 1932
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya australiensis Carter, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCinachyrella australiensis (Carter, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya australis Bergquist & Kelly-Borges, 1991 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya bergquistae Hooper in Hooper & Wiedenmayer, 1994
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya bistellata Schmidt, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplastrella bistellata (Schmidt, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya carnosus (Johnston, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites carnosus (Johnston, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya casula Carter, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetilla casula (Carter, 1871)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya caudata Deszö, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicometes stellata (Schmidt, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cavernosa Lamarck, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCinachyrella cavernosa (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya clavigera Hentschel, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCinachyrella clavigera (Hentschel, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cliftoni Bowerbank, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ingalli Bowerbank, 1858
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya coactifera Lendenfeld, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella coactifera (Lendenfeld, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cometes Schmidt, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicometes cometes (Schmidt, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya corticata Lendenfeld, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ingalli Bowerbank, 1858
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cranium (Müller, 1776) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella cranium (Müller, 1776)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cranium abyssorum Carter, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella cranium (Müller, 1776)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya cranium infrequens Carter, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella cranium (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya crassispicula Lendenfeld, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella crassispicula (Lendenfeld, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya crypta (de Laubenfels, 1949) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTectitethya crypta (de Laubenfels, 1949)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya dactyloidea Carter, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetilla dactyloidea (Carter, 1869)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya gemmiformis Burton & Rao in Sara, 2004 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBurtonitethya gemmiformis Sarà, 1994
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya gladius Lendenfeld, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetilla gladius (Lendenfeld, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya gravata Hyatt, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella cranium (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya hebes Lendenfeld, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetilla hebes (Lendenfeld, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya inflata Lendenfeld, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ingalli Bowerbank, 1858
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya infrequens Carter, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella cranium (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya innocens Schmidt, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTimea innocens (Schmidt, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya koreana Rho & Sim, 1979 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicometes koreana (Rho & Sim, 1979)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya lacunata Lamarck, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia lacunata (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya limski Müller & Zahn, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya aurantium (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya lyncurium (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya aurantium (Pallas, 1766)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya lyncurium contorta Schmidt, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya aurantium (Pallas, 1766)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya lyncurium nodulosa Schmidt, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya aurantium (Pallas, 1766)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya lyncurium var. obtusum Vosmaer, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya norvegica Bowerbank, 1872
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya merguiensis Carter, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatetilla bacca (Selenka, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya microstella Lendenfeld, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya multistella Lendenfeld, 1888
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya morum Schmidt, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya aurantium (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya oscari Lendenfeld, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella schmidtii Sollas, 1886
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya penicilliformis Gray in Gray, 1821 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia penicillus (Montagu, 1814)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya philipensis Lendenfeld, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya ingalli Bowerbank, 1858
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya pilosa (Montagu, 1814) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella cranium (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya pulvinata Lamarck, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStelletta pulvinata (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya repens Schmidt, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellitethya repens (Schmidt, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya robusta Carter, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCinachyrella robusta (Carter, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya sagitta Lendenfeld, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella sagitta (Lendenfeld, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya sansibarica Lendenfeld, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetilla sansibarica (Lendenfeld, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya serica Lebwohl, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella serica (Lebwohl, 1914)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya sibirica Fristedt, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetilla sibirica (Fristedt, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya stipitata Carter, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphitethya stipitata (Carter, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya stylifera Lendenfeld, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetilla leptoderma Sollas, 1886
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya unca Bowerbank, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella cranium (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya vestita Lendenfeld, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella vestita (Lendenfeld, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya zetlandica Carter, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella zetlandica (Carter, 1872)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanamanian part of the North Pacific Ocean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
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South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sponge Barcoding Database (Tethya sp. 200) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sponge Barcoding Database (Tethya sp. 200) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPublication date There is disagreement over the year in which Lamarck's publication appeared. Some references are 1814, others say 1815. We take here the conservative approach and settle for 1815. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132077
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-12-12 19:27:27Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2008-07-19 11:24:20Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Tethya. In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez de Glasby, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schoenberg, C.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=132077 on 2014-04-20
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