WoRMS name details

Halichondria sitiens (Schmidt, 1870)

134425  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134425)

alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofEumastia sitiens Schmidt, 1870) Schmidt, O. (1870). Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): iii-iv, 1-88, pls I-VI.
page(s): 42 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Taxonomy used to be called Pellina sitiens as per Linkletter, 1977; known to grow on living bivalves and barnacles  
Taxonomy used to be called Pellina sitiens as per Linkletter, 1977; known to grow on living bivalves and barnacles [details]
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.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R. (2019). World Porifera database. Halichondria sitiens (Schmidt, 1870). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=134425 on 2019-01-16
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-12-22 16:04:03Z
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2007-08-27 15:12:00Z
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original description  (ofEumastia sitiens Schmidt, 1870) Schmidt, O. (1870). Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): iii-iv, 1-88, pls I-VI.
page(s): 42 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M. (2001). Porifera, <b><i>in</i></b>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification</i>. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 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). <i>Hymedesmia canadensis</i> (Porifera: Poecilosclerida), a new species among new geographical records from the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 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. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</em> 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. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

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

misapplication Lakwal, V.R.; Kharate, D.S.; Mokashe, S.S. (2018). Diversity and distribution of intertidal marine sponges from Ratnagiri coast of Arabian Sea, (M.S.) India. <em>Flora and Fauna.</em> 24 (1, Special Issue): 207-216.
page(s): 210; note: This is misidentified. H. sitiens is a North Atlantic Arctic-Boreal species.The present record is incertae sedis. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet suspension feeding. Captures minute particles of food on their collars and ingesting them. [details]

Predators 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]

Reproduction 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]

Taxonomy used to be called Pellina sitiens as per Linkletter, 1977; known to grow on living bivalves and barnacles [details]
LanguageName 
English legion-nubbed horny sponge  [details]
French éponge desséchée  [details]