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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1814) 
AphiaID: 132324

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 editorDictyoceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysideidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea Johnston, 1842
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDuseideia fragilis (Montagu, 1814) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea coriacea Bowerbank, 1874 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia fragilis (Montagu, 1814) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia fragilis var. irregularis Lendenfeld, 1889 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia pallescens fragilis (Montagu, 1814) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia fragilis Montagu, 1814 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Montagu, G. 1814. An Essay on Sponges, with Descriptions of all the Species that have been discovered on the Coast of Great Britain. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society 2(1): 67-122, pls III-XVI. [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgoosebump sponge  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoréponge mie de pan mouillée  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis var. fasciculata Wilson, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fasciculata (Wilson, 1925)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis var. ramosa (Schulze, 1879) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea avara (Schmidt, 1862)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis var. tubulosa (Schulze, 1879) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea avara (Schmidt, 1862)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Barents Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarents Sea (inaccurate[details]
Black Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea (inaccurate[details]
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea (inaccurate[details]
Cuba
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuba (inaccurate[details]
France
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico (inaccurate[details]
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZanzibar (inaccurate[details]
Kara Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKara Sea (inaccurate[details]
Laptev Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaptev Sea (inaccurate[details]
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMexico (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadeira [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Russia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurmansk Coast [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Sea of Japan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSea of Japan (inaccurate[details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamibian Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
Spain
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Spain [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United Kingdom
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngland [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
White Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWhite Sea [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChatham Island (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Guinea Central [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Guinea West [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLevantine Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Norway [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTunisian Plateau/Gulf of Sidra [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Antigua and Barbuda
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFreetown (inaccurate[details]
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralia (inaccurate[details]
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndian Ocean (inaccurate[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMahe Island (inaccurate[details]
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mozambique Channel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorInhaca Island (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorOff Bathurst [details]
Red Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRed Sea (inaccurate[details]
Tunisia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTunisia [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAtlantic [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCircum-equitorial (inaccurate[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCosmopolitan (World Oceans) (inaccurate[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPacific Ocean (inaccurate[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Africa [details]
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens 

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Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcontiophorus scutatus (Brady & Robertson D., 1873) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres complexus Stock, 1960 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres parvus Giesbrecht, 1899 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (78 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This species has been widely reported, but appears to be restricted to the Atlantic coasts of Europe, with some possible sightings in the Western Mediterranean. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Dysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1818)
Dysidea fragilis (Mont...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132324
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2006-12-21 19:17:33Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2014-02-16 18:30:10Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Dysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1814). 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.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=132324 on 2014-10-21
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