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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 editorKeratosa (Subclass) > 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
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspongia officinalis var. lamella Schulze, 1879
Sources 
redescription Castritsi-Catharios, J.; Magli, M. & Vacelet,J.. (2007). Evaluation of the quality of two commercial sponges by tensile strength measurement. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 87: 1765–1771.
note: comparison of Mediterranean and Philippines Elephant Ear [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from invalid identification] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea [from invalid identification] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlboran Sea [from invalid identification] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLevantine Sea [from invalid identification] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaharan Upwelling [from invalid identification] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [from invalid identification] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [from invalid identification] [view taxon] [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype MSNG 54199, locality Ionian 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
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2010-12-20 11:27:57Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2015-03-27 10:05:20Z  changed  Boury-Esnault, Nicole
2015-04-15 12:48:39Z  changed  Boury-Esnault, Nicole
  
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  Citation: Boury-Esnault, N.; van Soest, R. (2015). Spongia lamella (Schulze, 1879). 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. (2015) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=556512 on 2015-07-05
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