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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia fragilis (Montagu, 1814) 
AphiaID: 194767

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 editorDysideidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1814)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia Nardo, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea Johnston, 1842
Sources  original description Montagu, G. 1814. An Essay on Sponges, with Descriptions of all the Species that have been discovered on the Coast of Great Britain. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society 2(1): 67-122, pls III-XVI. [details] [full text]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia fragilis var. clathrata Hentschel, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea clathrata (Hentschel, 1912)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia fragilis var. fasciculata Wilson, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fasciculata (Wilson, 1925)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia fragilis var. irregularis Lendenfeld, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1814)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadeira [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Spain
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Spain [details]
United Kingdom
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngland [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth African Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
From regional or thematic species database
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorZanzibar (inaccurate[details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcontiophorus scutatus (Brady & Robertson D., 1873) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres complexus Stock, 1960 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres parvus Giesbrecht, 1899 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (49 publications) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:194767
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-12-17 18:39:48Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-11-17 19:35:29Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2014-02-16 18:30:10Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongelia fragilis (Montagu, 1814). 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=194767 on 2014-08-22
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