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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale lingua (Bowerbank, 1866) 
AphiaID: 133289

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 editorMycalidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale lingua (Species)
Status alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale (Mycale) lingua (Bowerbank, 1866)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale Gray, 1867
Sources  original description Bowerbank, J.S. 1866a. A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388. (look up in IMIS[details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
France
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of France [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the North Pacific Ocean (inaccurate[details]
Norway
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSvalbard [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIcelandic Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaharan Upwelling [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Norway [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Arctic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorArctic Ocean [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
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 West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [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 Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (16 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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 editorDistribution southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley), Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), and Laurentian channel (bathyal zone) (=Honguedo Strait)  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:133289
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2007-01-01 14:24:59Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2007-07-20 11:59:42Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Mycale lingua (Bowerbank, 1866). 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=133289 on 2014-12-25
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