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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) officinalis Linnaeus, 1759 
AphiaID: 165220

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 editorEuspongia officinalis (Linnaeus, 1759) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspongia officinalis var. tubulosa Schulze, 1879 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia adriatica Schmidt, 1862 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia mollissima Schmidt, 1862 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis Linnaeus, 1759 (subgenus assignment)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis mediterranea Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis mediterranea var. tubuliformis Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis mediterranea var. zimocciformis Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis var. adriatica Schmidt, 1862 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia quarnerensis Schmidt, 1862 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1759). Systema naturæ per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus II. Editio decima, reformata. - pp. [1-4], 825-1384. Holmiæ. (L. Salvii). [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsfungjeri i tualetit [from synonym]  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbadspons [from synonym]  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspugna da bagno [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΦίνοUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΜελάτια  [details]
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taxa (2)

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) officinalis var. exigua (Schulze, 1879)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) officinalis var. irregularis (Schulze, 1879)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Adriatic Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Cape Verde
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico (inaccurate[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlboran Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLevantine Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTunisian Plateau/Gulf of Sidra [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Adriatic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAdriatic Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Alboran Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAlboran Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTunisian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Adriatic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCroatian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Specimens 

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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 
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Euspongia officinalis
Euspongia officinalis
[image from synonym]
Spongia officinalis
Spongia officinalis
Spongia officinalis
Spongia officinalis

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165220
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2010-05-19 10:23:56Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia (Spongia) officinalis Linnaeus, 1759. 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=165220 on 2014-08-30
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