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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia lamella Schulze, 1879 
AphiaID: 556512

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 lamella (Species)
Status alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) lamella (Schulze, 1879)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia Linnaeus, 1759
Sources  original description Schulze, F. E. (1879). Untersuchungen über den Bau und die Entwicklung der Spongien. Siebente Mittheilung. Die Familie der Spongidae. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie. 32: 593-660, pls XXXIV-XXXVIII. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [from invalid identification] [view taxon] [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype MSNG 54199, locality Mediterranean Sea (Strait of Sicily) [details]
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdditional information All specimens identified as Spongia agaricina from Mediterranean are in fact Spongia lamella. Both species are known under the vernacular name "Elephant ear", but S. agaricina is a species from Philippines area only and S.lamella is from Mediterranean Sea and adjacent waters [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:556512
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2010-12-20 11:27:57Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Spongia lamella. 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=556512 on 2014-12-18
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