WoRMS name details

Amphilectus lobata (Montagu, 1814)

157368  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157368)

 unaccepted (preoccupied)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Taxonomy used to be called Mycale ovulum as per Linkletter, 1977  
Taxonomy used to be called Mycale ovulum as per Linkletter, 1977 [details]
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. (2021). World Porifera Database. Amphilectus lobata (Montagu, 1814). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157368 on 2021-04-11
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basis of record Ackers, R.G.; Moss, D.; Picton, B.E. (1992). Sponges of the British Isles (‘Sponges V'). <em>A Colour Guide and Working Document. Marine Conservation Society.</em> 1-175.
page(s): 118-119 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

source of synonymy Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</em> 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet suspension feeding. Captures minute particles of food on their collars and ingesting them. [details]

Habitat benthic  [details]

Predators generally for group, most predators (crabs and other invertebrates), find sponges distasteful either because of a presumably offensive odor or because of their spicules. Predators do include littorinid snails and nudibranchs. [details]

Reproduction Asexual reproduction by buds and gemmules and sexual reproduction (internally) by eggs and sperm; free-swimming cilated larvae (in general, most species are believed to be hermaphroditic but may not produce male and female gametes simultaneously). [details]

Taxonomy used to be called Mycale ovulum as per Linkletter, 1977 [details]