WoRMS taxon details

Spongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Euspongia officinalis var. ceylonensis Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. <em>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).</em> 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.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J.L.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R.; Morrow, C.C. (2019). 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 2019-12-07
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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  (of Euspongia officinalis var. ceylonensis Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. <em>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).</em> 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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]