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Porifera taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) officinalis Linnaeus, 1759 
AphiaID: 165220

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 (Spongia) (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) officinalis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) Linnaeus, 1759
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) officinalis Linnaeus, 1759
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspongia officinalis (Linnaeus, 1759) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspongia officinalis var. adriatica Schmidt, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspongia officinalis var. mollissima (Schmidt, 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspongia officinalis var. tubulosa Schulze, 1879 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia adriatica Schmidt, 1862 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia mollissima Schmidt, 1862 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis Linnaeus, 1759 · accepted, alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis mediterranea Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis mediterranea var. tubuliformis Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis mediterranea var. zimocciformis Hyatt, 1877 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia officinalis var. adriatica Schmidt, 1862 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia quarnerensis Schmidt, 1862 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1759). Systema naturæ per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus II. Editio decima, reformata. - pp. [1-4], 825-1384. Holmiæ. (L. Salvii). [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsfungjeri i tualetit [from synonym]  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbadspons [from synonym]  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspugna da bagno [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΦίνοUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΜελάτια  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) officinalis var. exigua (Schulze, 1879)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia (Spongia) officinalis var. irregularis (Schulze, 1879)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Adriatic Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Mediterranean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Adriatic Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Adriatic Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From editor or global species database
Adriatic Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Aegean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea [details]
Alboran Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlboran Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlboran Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Azores Canaries Madeira
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Cape Verde
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Ionian Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIonian Sea [details]
Levantine Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLevantine Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Saharan Upwelling
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaharan Upwelling [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South European Atlantic Shelf
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tunisian Plateau/Gulf of Sidra
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTunisian Plateau/Gulf of Sidra [details]
Western Mediterranean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]

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Specimens 

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Attribute Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group plankton » Stage larva (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeedingtype filter feeder (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera) [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Spongia officinalis
Spongia officinalis
Euspongia officinalis
Euspongia officinalis
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Spongia officinalis
Spongia officinalis
Spongia officinalis
Spongia officinalis
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165220
Taxonomic
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2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2010-05-19 10:23:56Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2015). Spongia (Spongia) officinalis Linnaeus, 1759. 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: 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 at http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=165220 on 2015-04-18
  


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