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Spongia lamella (Schulze, 1879)

556512  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:556512)

alternative representation (subgenus assignment)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Euspongia officinalis var. lamella Schulze, 1879) Schulze, F.E. (1879). Untersuchungen über den Bau und die Entwicklung der Spongien. Siebente Mittheilung. Die Familie der Spongidae. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 32: 593-660, pls XXXIV-XXXVIII.
page(s): 617; pl XXXV fig 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Neotype  MSNG 54199, geounit Ionian Sea  
Neotype MSNG 54199, geounit Ionian Sea [details]
de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Cárdenas, P.; Díaz, M.-C.; Dohrmann, M.; Downey, R.; Goodwin, C.; Hajdu, E.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Kelly, M.; Klautau, M.; Lim, S.C.; Manconi, R.; Morrow, C.; Pinheiro, U.; Pisera, A.B.; Ríos, P.; Rützler, K.; Schönberg, C.; Turner, T.; Vacelet, J.; van Soest, R.W.M.; Xavier, J. (2024). World Porifera Database. Spongia lamella (Schulze, 1879). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=556512 on 2024-07-14
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2010-12-20 11:27:57Z
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2015-03-27 10:05:20Z
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original description  (of Euspongia officinalis var. lamella Schulze, 1879) Schulze, F.E. (1879). Untersuchungen über den Bau und die Entwicklung der Spongien. Siebente Mittheilung. Die Familie der Spongidae. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 32: 593-660, pls XXXIV-XXXVIII.
page(s): 617; pl XXXV fig 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Pronzato, R.; Manconi, R. (2008). Mediterranean commercial sponges: over 5000 years of natural history and cultural heritage. <em>Marine Ecology.</em> 29 (2), 146-166., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0485.2008.00235.x
page(s): 154-156 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Grenier, M.; Simmler, C.; Chevaldonné, P.; Callizot, N.; Pérez, T. (2023). Searching for Mediterranean bath sponges (Demospongiae: Dictyoceratida: Spongiidae) in the Northeast Atlantic reveals a new species: an integrative taxonomic approach. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> zlad166: 1-23., available online at https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlad166
page(s): 11-13 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Idan, T.; Shefer, S.; Feldstein, T.; Yahel, R.; Huchon, D.; Ilan, M. (2018). Shedding light on an East-Mediterranean mesophotic sponge ground community and the regional sponge fauna. <em>Mediterranean marine science.</em> 19(1): 84-106., available online at https://ejournals.epublishing.ekt.gr/index.php/hcmr-med-mar-sc/article/view/13853
page(s): 9 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Krikech, I.; Le Pennec, G.; Ezziyyani, M. (2020). Diversity and Distribution of Marine Sponges (Porifera) from the Western Coast of Morocco (South-West Mediterranean Sea). <em>Advanced Intelligent Systems for Sustainable Development (AI2SD'2019).</em> Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020, pp. 252-261., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36671-1_22
page(s): Fig. 2N [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Castritsi-Catharios, J.; Magli, M.; Vacelet,J. (2007). Evaluation of the quality of two commercial sponges by tensile strength measurement. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK.</em> 87: 1765–1771.
note: comparison of Mediterranean and Philippines Elephant Ear [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

biology source Noyer, C.; Becerro, M.A. (2012). Relationship between genetic, chemical, and bacterial diversity in the Atlanto-Mediterranean bath sponge <i>Spongia lamella</i>. <i>in</i>: Maldonado, M., Turon, X., Becerro, M.A. & Uriz, M.J. (eds) Ancient Animals, New Challenges. Sponge Research Developments. <em>Hydrobiologia.</em> 687: 85-99.
page(s): 87 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

biology source Noyer, C.; Thomas, O.P.; Becerro, M.A. (2011). Patterns of Chemical Diversity in the Mediterranean Sponge <i>Spongia lamella</i>. <em>PLoS ONE.</em> 6(6): e20844., available online at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0020844 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

Neotype MSNG 54199, geounit Ionian Sea [details]
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Additional 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]
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