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Spongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)

165171  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:165171)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Euspongia officinalis var. ceylonensis Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. <em>In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3 (Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London).</em> Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI.
page(s): 211-213 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka  
type locality contained in South India and Sri Lanka [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Description Spreading cushion with lobes, up to 20 cm long, 10 cm wide, 5 cm high. Surface conulose, but looks smooth and shiny under...  
Description Spreading cushion with lobes, up to 20 cm long, 10 cm wide, 5 cm high. Surface conulose, but looks smooth and shiny under water. Oscules apical, central on lobes, 5-10 mm wide. Body firm, fairly elastic and fibrous. Upper surface and sides brownish-black; interior fawn. Habitat: often loosely attached to rubble in seagrass beds and sandy lagoons (Richmond, 1997). [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. (2019). World Porifera Database. Spongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=165171 on 2019-09-18
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original description  (of Euspongia officinalis var. ceylonensis Dendy, 1905) Dendy, A. (1905). Report on the sponges collected by Professor Herdman,at Ceylon, in 1902. <em>In: Herdman, W.A. (Ed.), Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar. 3 (Supplement 18). (Royal Society: London).</em> Pp. 57-246, pls I-XVI.
page(s): 211-213 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Lim, S.C.; De Voogd, N.J.; Tan, K.S. 2008. A guide to sponges of Singapore. Science Centre Singapore, Pp. 1-173. [details]   

basis of record  (of Spongia officinalis var. ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)) Thomas, P.A. (1973). The sponge resources of India. <em>Proceedings of the Symposium on Living Resources of the Seas around India. Special Publication Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin.</em> 11: 693-699.
page(s): 694 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (of Spongia officinalis var. ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)) Thomas, P.A. (1982). Sponges of Papua And New Guinea. I. Order Keratosida Grant. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India.</em> 24(1): 15-22.
page(s): 15-18 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Spongia officinalis var. ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)) Thomas, P.A. (1985). Demospongiae of the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay. <em>In: Recent Advances in Marine Biology. New Delhi, James, P.S.B.R. (ed.). Today Tomorrow's Printers and Publishers.</em> 205-365.
page(s): 219-220 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (of Spongia ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)) Van Soest, R.W.M. (1982). A small collection of sponges (Porifera) from Hong Kong. <i>In:</i> B.S.Morton & C.K. Tseng (eds) The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. <em>(Proceedings 1st International Marine Biolology Workshop).</em> p. 85-95.
page(s): 90-92 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Spongia officinalis var. ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)) Thomas, P.A. (1981). A second collection of marine Demospongiae from Mahe Island in the Seychelles Bank (Indian Ocean). <em>Annales du Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Sciences zoologiques.</em> 233: 1-63.
page(s): 9 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Spongia officinalis var. ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)) Thomas, P.A. (1979). Studies on sponges of the Mozambique channel. I. Sponges of the Inhaca Island. II. Sponges of Mambone and Paradise Islands. <em>Annales du Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Sciences zoologiques.</em> 227: 1-73, pls I-III.
page(s): 15 & 52 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Spongia officinalis var. ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)) Thomas, P.A. (1976). Marine Demospongiae of Zanzibar Island. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India.</em> 18(3): 448-460.
page(s): 450 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (of Spongia officinalis var. ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)) Thomas, P.A. (1985 [1979]). Demospongiae of Minicoy Island (Indian Ocean) Part 1 - Orders Keratosa and Haplosclerida. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India.</em> 21 (1-2): 10-16.
page(s): 12-14 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Description Spreading cushion with lobes, up to 20 cm long, 10 cm wide, 5 cm high. Surface conulose, but looks smooth and shiny under water. Oscules apical, central on lobes, 5-10 mm wide. Body firm, fairly elastic and fibrous. Upper surface and sides brownish-black; interior fawn. Habitat: often loosely attached to rubble in seagrass beds and sandy lagoons (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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