BeRMS taxon details

Terpios gelatinosus (Bowerbank, 1866)

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Terpios gelatinosa (Bowerbank, 1866) (correction of species name to match gender of genus name)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schönberg, C.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R. (2018). World Porifera database. Terpios gelatinosus (Bowerbank, 1866). Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards) Belgian Register of Marine Species at: on 2018-06-20
VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). Belgian Register of Marine Species. Terpios gelatinosus (Bowerbank, 1866). Accessed at: on 2018-06-20
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additional source  (ofTerpios gelatinosa (Bowerbank, 1866)) Ackers, R.G.; Moss, D.; Picton, B.E. (1992). Sponges of the British Isles (‘Sponges V’). A Colour Guide and Working Document. Marine Conservation Society. 1-175.
page(s): 64-65 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofTerpios gelatinosa (Bowerbank, 1866)) Topaloğlu, B; Evcen, A. (2014). Updated checklist of sponges (Porifera) along the coasts of Turkey. Turkish Journal of Zoology. 38: 665-676., available online at
page(s): 672; fig 5 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source  (ofTerpios gelatinosa (Bowerbank, 1866)) Gerovasileiou, V.; Voultsiadou, E. (2016). Sponge diversity gradients in marine caves of the eastern Mediterranean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 96(2), 407–416., available online at
page(s): 4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source  (ofTerpios gelatinosa (Bowerbank, 1866)) Gerovasileiou, V.; Voultsiadou, E. (2012). Marine Caves of the Mediterranean Sea: A Sponge Biodiversity Reservoir within a Biodiversity Hotspot. PLoS ONE. 7(7): e39873., available online at
page(s): Table S1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 


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