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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. 1879b. 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 2014-11-23
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