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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsodictya palmata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
AphiaID: 133247

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 editorPoecilosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycalina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsodictyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsodictya (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomoeodictya Ehlers, 1870
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsodictya Bowerbank, 1864
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimedon excelsa (Schmidt, 1870) (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon (Homoeodictya) palmata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmacidon palmata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria palmata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona excelsa (Schmidt, 1870) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona palmata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomoeodictya palmata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsodictya anomala Bowerbank, 1866 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachychalina caulifera Vosmaer, 1882 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachychalina caulifera f. murmanica Breitfuss, 1912 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachychalina compressa Schmidt, 1870 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachychalina excelsa Schmidt, 1870 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia digitata Esper, 1797 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia lobata Esper, 1794 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia palmata Ellis & Solander, 1786 (genus transfer)
Sources  original description Ellis, J.; Solander, D. 1786. The Natural History of many curious and uncommon Zoophytes, collected from various parts of the Globe. Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. 4.(Benjamin White & Son: London): 1-206, pls 1-63., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/131537#page/11/mode/1up [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormermaid's glove  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Arctic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRussian Exclusive economic Zone [Arctic part] [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Barents Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarents Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Iceland
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIceland [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFaroe Islands [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Sea of Okhotsk
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOkhotsk Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United Kingdom
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFaroe Plateau [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence - Eastern Scotian Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKara Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth and East Barents Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScotian Shelf [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Norway [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWhite Sea [details]
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRussian Exclusive economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDanish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFaeroe Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
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 editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (27 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
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority was given as Johnston, in most works prior to 1994. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The species has been attributed to Johnston (1842), but according to Hajdu et al. (1994) the species was earlier named by Ellis & Solander, 1786. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet suspension feeding. Captures minute particles of food on their collars and ingesting them. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions branching to finger-like lobes to 60 cm long [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Newfoundland to North Carolina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators generally for group, most predators (crabs and other invertebrates), find sponges distasteful either because of a presumably offensive odor or because of their spicules. Predators do include littorinid snails and nudibranchs. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Asexual reproduction by buds and gemmules and sexual reproduction (internally) by eggs and sperm; free-swimming cilated larvae (in general, most species are believed to be hermaphroditic but may not produce male and female gametes simultaneously). [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Original Plate of Ellis & Solander's (1786) Spongia palmata.
Original Plate of Elli...
[image from synonym]

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133247
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2006-12-29 20:23:15Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2007-07-05 12:35:40Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Isodictya palmata (Ellis & Solander, 1786). 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=133247 on 2014-10-23
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