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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) zimocca Schmidt, 1862 
AphiaID: 165251

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) zimocca (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) Linnaeus, 1759
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspongia zimocca (Schmidt, 1862) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia zimocca Schmidt, 1862 · accepted, alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Sources  original description Schmidt, O. 1862. Die Spongien des adriatischen Meeres. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): i-viii, 1-88, pls 1-7. [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Arabic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorzimoukha  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorleather sponge  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorfine dure, chimousse  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspugna [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorΤσιμούχα = ‘Tsimoucha’  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Greece
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreece [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Tunisia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTunisia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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 editorTaxonomy The word "zimocca" derived from Turkish word : Tsimoca which means "strong, hard" (Ghazi Bitar personal communication) [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Spongia zimocca lectotype from Graz
Spongia zimocca lectot...
Spongia officinalis specimen from Strasbourg Museum, upper face
Spongia officinalis sp...
Spongia zimocca Museum of Strasbourg specimen from Lutzig collection
Spongia zimocca Museum...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165251
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2008-05-17 18:49:07Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia (Spongia) zimocca Schmidt, 1862. 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.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=165251 on 2014-11-22
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