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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) agaricina Pallas, 1766 
AphiaID: 165160

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 editorSpongiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) (Subgenus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) Linnaeus, 1759
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippospongia agaricina (Pallas, 1766) (reverted genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia agaricina Pallas, 1766 (subgenus assignment)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia thienemanni Arndt, 1943 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Pallas, P. A. 1766. Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarium succinctas descriptiones cum selectis auctorum synonymis. Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae. pp. 451., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29190#page/12/mode/1up [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspugna elefante [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΛαγόφυτοUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΑυτί του ελέφαντα  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico (inaccurate[details]
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Ocean [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (inaccurate[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Philippines [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilippines Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Specimens 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype [from synonym] BMNH 25.11.1.1, locality Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone (Zamboangan, Mindanao, Philippines) [view taxon]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution The Mediterranean sponge bearing the name Spongia agaricina in many publications is Spongia lamella Schulze, 1879. The genuine Spongia agaricina Pallas, 1766 is from the Indian Ocean, not the Mediterranean. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165160
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2007-01-14 16:18:44Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia (Spongia) agaricina. 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.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=165160 on 2014-08-22
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