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Spongia Linnaeus, 1759

131759  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131759)

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Genus
Subgenus Spongia (Spongia) Linnaeus, 1759
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) adjimensis (Topsent, 1925)
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) agaricina Pallas, 1766
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) arabica Keller, 1889
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) barbara Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) brunnea Lévi, 1969
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) cookii Hyatt, 1877
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) excavata (Lendenfeld, 1889)
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) hispida Lamarck, 1814
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) hospes (Lendenfeld, 1889)
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) lamella (Schulze, 1879)
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) lesleighae Helmy, El Serehy, Mohamed & van Soest, 2004
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) lignea Hyatt, 1877
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) mollicula Hyatt, 1877
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) nitens (Schmidt, 1862)
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) officinalis Linnaeus, 1759
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) violacea Lévi, 1969
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) virgultosa (Schmidt, 1868)
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) zimocca Schmidt, 1862
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) irregularis (Lendenfeld, 1889) accepted as Spongia (Spongia) hispida Lamarck, 1814 (junior synonym)
  » Species Spongia (Spongia) pikei (Hyatt, 1877) accepted as Fasciospongia pikei (Hyatt, 1877) (genus transfer)

Species Spongia adjimensis (Topsent, 1925) represented as Spongia (Spongia) adjimensis (Topsent, 1925) (subgenus assignment)
Species Spongia agaricina Pallas, 1766 represented as Spongia (Spongia) agaricina Pallas, 1766 (subgenus assignment)
Species Spongia arabica Keller, 1889 represented as Spongia (Spongia) arabica Keller, 1889 (subgenus assignment)
Species Spongia brunnea Lévi, 1969 represented as Spongia (Spongia) brunnea Lévi, 1969 (subgenus assignment)
Species Spongia ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905) represented as Spongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905) (subgenus assignment)
Species Spongia lamella (Schulze, 1879) represented as Spongia (Spongia) lamella (Schulze, 1879) (subgenus assignment)
Species Spongia nitens (Schmidt, 1862) represented as Spongia (Spongia) nitens (Schmidt, 1862) (subgenus assignment)
Species Spongia officinalis Linnaeus, 1759 represented as Spongia (Spongia) officinalis Linnaeus, 1759 (subgenus assignment)
Species Spongia violacea Lévi, 1969 represented as Spongia (Spongia) violacea Lévi, 1969 (subgenus assignment)
Species Spongia virgultosa (Schmidt, 1868) represented as Spongia (Spongia) virgultosa (Schmidt, 1868) (subgenus assignment)
Species Spongia zimocca Schmidt, 1862 represented as Spongia (Spongia) zimocca Schmidt, 1862 (subgenus assignment)

Species Spongia carteri Burton, 1930 accepted as Spongionella pulchella (Sowerby, 1804) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Species Spongia ficiformis Poiret, 1789 accepted as Petrosia (Petrosia) ficiformis (Poiret, 1789) (genus transfer)
Species Spongia fluviatilis Linnaeus, 1759 accepted as Ephydatia fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1759) (genus transfer)
Species Spongia foliacea Esper, 1797 accepted as Callyspongia (Cladochalina) foliacea (Esper, 1797) (genus transfer)
Species Spongia foliascens Pallas, 1766 accepted as Carteriospongia foliascens (Pallas, 1766) (genus transfer)
Species Spongia irregularis (Lendenfeld, 1889) accepted as Spongia (Spongia) hispida Lamarck, 1814 (subgenus assignment and junior synonym)
Species Spongia labellum Lamarck, 1814 accepted as Phakellia labellum (Lamarck, 1814) (genus transfer)
Species Spongia lapidescens Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Hippospongia gossypina (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Species Spongia muricata Pallas, 1766 accepted as Trikentrion muricatum (Pallas, 1766) (genus transfer)
Species Spongia pennatula sensu Ridley, 1884 accepted as Carteriospongia pennatula sensu Ridley, 1884 (genus transfer)
Species Spongia sportella Lamarck, 1814 accepted as Phakellia labellum (Lamarck, 1814) (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Species Spongia tubulosa sensu Esper, 1797 accepted as Callyspongia (Callyspongia) tubulosa (Linnaeus, 1759) (genus transfer)
Species Spongia vermiculata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Spongia (Spongia) barbara Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]  OpenAccess publication 
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.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J.L.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R.; Morrow, C.C. (2019). World Porifera Database. Spongia Linnaeus, 1759. Accessed through: Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2019) African Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/afremas./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131759 on 2020-06-06
Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2020). African Register of Marine Species. Spongia Linnaeus, 1759. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131759 on 2020-06-06
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-04-03 15:15:02Z
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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]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Bergquist, P.R. (1980). A revision of the supraspecific classification of the orders Dictyoceratida, Dendroceratida and Verongida (class Demospongiae). <em>New Zealand Journal of Zoology.</em> 7 (4): 443-503.
page(s): 450-452 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record Cook, S. de C.; Bergquist, P.R. (2002). Family Spongiidae Gray, 1867. Pp. 1051-1060. <i>In</i>: Hooper, J.N.A. & Van Soest, R.W.M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M. (2001). Porifera, <b><i>in</i></b>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification</i>. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 85-103. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Vacelet, J. (1959). Répartition générale des éponges et systématique des éponges cornées de la région de Marseille et de quelques stations méditerranéennes. <em>Recueil des Travaux de la Station marine d'Endoume.</em> 16 (26): 39-101, pls 1-3.
page(s): 73-74; note: with description [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
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