WoRMS taxon details

Spongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)

165171  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165171)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofEuspongia officinalis var. ceylonensis Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3 (Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London). Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI.
page(s): 211-213 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka  
type locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Description Spreading cushion with lobes, up to 20 cm long, 10 cm wide, 5 cm high. Surface conulose, but looks smooth and shiny under...  
Description Spreading cushion with lobes, up to 20 cm long, 10 cm wide, 5 cm high. Surface conulose, but looks smooth and shiny under water. Oscules apical, central on lobes, 5-10 mm wide. Body firm, fairly elastic and fibrous. Upper surface and sides brownish-black; interior fawn. Habitat: often loosely attached to rubble in seagrass beds and sandy lagoons (Richmond, 1997). [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. (2018). World Porifera database. Spongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=165171 on 2018-02-17
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z
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2009-04-09 07:09:54Z
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original description  (ofEuspongia officinalis var. ceylonensis Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3 (Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London). Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI.
page(s): 211-213 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Lim, S.C.; De Voogd, N.J.; Tan, K.S. 2008. A guide to sponges of Singapore. Science Centre Singapore, Pp. 1-173. [details]   

additional source  (ofSpongia ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)) Van Soest, R.W.M. (1982). A small collection of sponges (Porifera) from Hong Kong. In: B.S.Morton & C.K. Tseng (eds) The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. (Proceedings 1st International Marine Biolology Workshop). p. 85-95.
page(s): 90-92 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofSpongia officinalis var. ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)) Thomas, P.A. (1973). The sponge resources of India. Proceedings of the Symposium on Living Resources of the Seas around India. Special Publication Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin. 11: 693-699.
page(s): 694 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Description Spreading cushion with lobes, up to 20 cm long, 10 cm wide, 5 cm high. Surface conulose, but looks smooth and shiny under water. Oscules apical, central on lobes, 5-10 mm wide. Body firm, fairly elastic and fibrous. Upper surface and sides brownish-black; interior fawn. Habitat: often loosely attached to rubble in seagrass beds and sandy lagoons (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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English bath sponge  [details]