WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichondria sitiens (Schmidt, 1870)

134425 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134425)
alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Schmidt, O. (1870). Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): iii-iv, 1-88, pls I-VI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy used to be called Pellina sitiens as per...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy used to be called Pellina sitiens as per Linkletter, 1977; known to grow on living bivalves and barnacles [details]
van Soest, R. (2007). Halichondria sitiens (Schmidt, 1870). In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schönberg, C.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L.; Rios, P.; Downey, R. (2017). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=134425 on 2017-11-22

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-12-22 16:04:03Z
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original description Schmidt, O. (1870). Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): iii-iv, 1-88, pls I-VI. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M. 2001. Porifera, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 85-103 (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Ginn, B.K.; Logan, A.; Thomas, M.L.H.; Van Soest, R.W.M. 1998. Hymedesmia canadensis (Porifera: Poecilosclerida), a new species among new geographical records from the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of the Marine Biological Association U.K. 78: 1093-1100. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy used to be called Pellina sitiens as per Linkletter, 1977; known to grow on living bivalves and barnacles [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlegion-nubbed horny sponge  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoréponge desséchée  [details]