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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905) 
AphiaID: 165171

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 editorKeratosa (Subclass) > 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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) Linnaeus, 1759
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspongia officinalis var. ceylonensis Dendy, 1905
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspongia officinalis var. ceylonensis Dendy, 1905
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905) · accepted, alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis var. ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)
Sources 
additional source (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia 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): 85-95.
page(s): 90-92 [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbath sponge  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From editor or global species database
Singapore
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSingaporean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacca Strait [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth India and Sri Lanka [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern China [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Mozambique Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorQuirimba Archipelago [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165171
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2009-04-09 07:09:54Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2016-12-15 07:38:26Z  changed  Boury-Esnault, Nicole
  
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  Citation: Boury-Esnault, N.; van Soest, R. (2016). Spongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905). 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.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L. (2017). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=165171 on 2017-05-29
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