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Porifera distribution - Placedetails

Status Alternative classification Alternative classification, try to use a different MRGID synonym of North Sea (IHO Sea Area)
Language Name Name source
EnglishNorth SeaSpalding, M. D. Fox, H. E. Allen, G. R. Davidson, N. Ferdana, Z. A. Finlayson, M. Halpern, B. S. Jorge, M. A. Lombana, A. Lourie, S. A., (2007). Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas. Bioscience 2007, VOL 57; numb 7, pages 573-584. doi: 10.1641/B570707   
PlaceType Marine Ecoregion of the World (MEOW) 
Latitude 55° 32' 34.1" N (55.5428°)  
Longitude 4° 35' 35.3" E (4.59313°)  
Source Spalding, M. D. Fox, H. E. Allen, G. R. Davidson, N. Ferdana, Z. A. Finlayson, M. Halpern, B. S. Jorge, M. A. Lombana, A. Lourie, S. A., (2007). Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas. Bioscience 2007, VOL 57; numb 7, pages 573-584. doi: 10.1641/B570707, available online at
Part of  Northern European Seas (Marine Province) 
Has preferred alternative  North Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
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in this area (100)
Acantheurypon scabiosum Topsent, 1927 accepted as Eurypon scabiosum (Topsent, 1927)
Acervochalina limbata (Montagu, 1814) accepted as Chalinula limbata (Montagu, 1814)
Acervochalina loosanoffi (Hartmann, 1958) accepted as Chalinula loosanoffi (Hartman, 1958)
Adocia cinerea (Grant, 1826) accepted as Haliclona (Reniera) cinerea (Grant, 1826)
Aka labyrinthica (Hancock, 1849) accepted as Siphonodictyon labyrinthicum (Hancock, 1849)
Alcyonium cydonium Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Geodia cydonium (Linnaeus, 1767)
Alectona millari Carter, 1879
Amorphina appendiculata Schmidt, 1875 accepted as Halichondria (Halichondria) panicea (Pallas, 1766)
Amorphina connexa Topsent, 1888 accepted as Haliclona (Gellius) angulata (Bowerbank, 1866)
Amorphina fallax (Bowerbank, 1866) accepted as Hymeniacidon perlevis (Montagu, 1814)
Amorphina paciscens Schmidt, 1875 accepted as Halichondria (Halichondria) panicea (Pallas, 1766)
Amphilectus foliata (Bowerbank, 1874) accepted as Clathria (Clathria) barleei (Bowerbank, 1866)
Amphilectus fucorum (Esper, 1794)
Amphilectus strongylatus Alander, 1942 accepted as Esperiopsis strongylatus (Alander, 1942)
Antho dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Antho (Antho) dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1767)
Antho involvens (Schmidt, 1864) accepted as Antho (Antho) involvens (Schmidt, 1864)
Aplysilla psammophila Topsent, 1928 accepted as Chelonaplysilla psammophila (Topsent, 1928)
Aplysilla rosea (Barrois, 1876)
Aplysilla sulfurea Schulze, 1878
Aplysina incrustans Carter, 1876 accepted as Chelonaplysilla incrustans (Carter, 1876)
Aplysina noevus Carter, 1876 accepted as Chelonaplysilla noevus (Carter, 1876)
Artemisina foliata (Bowerbank, 1874) accepted as Clathria (Clathria) barleei (Bowerbank, 1866)
Asbestopluma (Asbestopluma) bihamatifera (Carter, 1876)
Asbestopluma pennatula (Schmidt, 1875) accepted as Asbestopluma (Asbestopluma) pennatula (Schmidt, 1875)
Ascandra amoeboides Haeckel, 1870 accepted as Leucosolenia complicata (Montagu, 1814)
Ascandra botryoides (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Leucosolenia botryoides (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Axinella dissimilis (Bowerbank, 1866)
Axinella rugosa (Bowerbank, 1866) accepted as Phakellia rugosa (Bowerbank, 1866)
Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)
Bubaris vermiculata (Bowerbank, 1866)
Celtodoryx ciocalyptoides (Burton, 1935)
Celtodoryx girardae Pérez, Perrin, Carteron, Vacelet & Boury-Esnault, 2006 accepted as Celtodoryx ciocalyptoides (Burton, 1935)
Chalina gracilenta Bowerbank, 1866 accepted as Chalinula limbata (Montagu, 1814)
Chalina montaguii (Fleming, 1828) accepted as Haliclona (Reniera) cinerea (Grant, 1826)
Chalina oculata (Linnaeus, 1759) accepted as Haliclona (Haliclona) oculata (Linnaeus, 1759)
Choanites ficus (Johnston, 1842) accepted as Suberites ficus (Johnston, 1842)
Choanites luetkeni (Schmidt, 1870) accepted as Suberites virgultosus (Johnston, 1842)
Choanites spermatozoon (Schmidt, 1875) accepted as Suberites spermatozoon (Schmidt, 1875)
Chondrocladia (Chondrocladia) grandis (Verrill, 1879)
Ciocalypta penicillus Bowerbank, 1862
Cladorhiza abyssicola Sars, 1872
Cladorhiza abyssicola var. corticocancellata Carter, 1876 accepted as Cladorhiza corticocancellata Carter, 1876
Clathria atrasanguinea (Bowerbank, 1862) accepted as Clathria (Microciona) atrasanguinea (Bowerbank, 1862)
Clathria beani (Bowerbank, 1866) accepted as Antho (Antho) involvens (Schmidt, 1864)
Clathria gradalis Topsent, 1925 accepted as Clathria (Microciona) gradalis Topsent, 1925
Clathria seriata (sensu Johnston, 1842) accepted as Ophlitaspongia papilla Bowerbank, 1866
Clathria spinarcus (Carter & Hope, 1889) accepted as Clathria (Microciona) spinarcus (Carter & Hope, 1889)
Clathrina coriacea (Montagu, 1814)
Cliona celata Grant, 1826
Cliona howsei Hancock, 1849 accepted as Cliona lobata Hancock, 1849
Cliona lobata Hancock, 1849
Cliona northumbrica Hancock, 1849 accepted as Pione vastifica (Hancock, 1849)
Cliona vastifica Hancock, 1849 accepted as Pione vastifica (Hancock, 1849)
Coelosphaera physa (Schmidt, 1875) accepted as Coelosphaera (Coelosphaera) physa (Schmidt, 1875)
Cometella spermatozoon Schmidt, 1875 accepted as Suberites spermatozoon (Schmidt, 1875)
Cornulum textile Carter, 1876
Corybas ovulum (Schmidt, 1870) accepted as Amphilectus ovulum (Schmidt, 1870)
Crella akraleitae (Brøndsted, 1932) accepted as Crella (Pytheas) akraleitae (Brøndsted, 1932)
Crella basispinosa Burton, 1931 accepted as Crella (Pytheas) basispinosa Burton, 1931
Crella pyrula (Carter, 1876) accepted as Crella (Yvesia) pyrula (Carter, 1876)
Crella schottlaenderi (Arndt, 1913) accepted as Crella (Pytheas) schottlaenderi (Arndt, 1913)
Crellomima imparidens Rezvoi, 1925
Dendoryx incrustans var. typica Topsent, 1888 accepted as Myxilla (Myxilla) incrustans (Johnston, 1842)
Dendoryx incrustans var. viscosa Topsent, 1888 accepted as Myxilla (Myxilla) rosacea (Lieberkühn, 1859)
Dendoryx luciensis Topsent, 1888 accepted as Forcepia (Leptolabis) luciensis (Topsent, 1888)
Desmacella pumicea Fristedt, 1885 accepted as Hemigellius pumiceus (Fristedt, 1885)
Desmacidon aegagropila (Johnston, 1842) accepted as Mycale (Aegogropila) contarenii (Lieberkühn, 1859)
Desmacidon cavernula Bowerbank, 1874 accepted as Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)
Desmacidon constrictus Bowerbank, 1866 accepted as Mycale (Mycale) lingua (Bowerbank, 1866)
Desmacidon copiosa Bowerbank, 1869 accepted as Mycale (Aegogropila) contarenii (Lieberkühn, 1859)
Desmacidon fruticosum (Montagu, 1814)
Desmacidon jeffreysii Bowerbank, 1866 accepted as Oceanapia robusta (Bowerbank, 1866)
Desmacidon peachii Bowerbank, 1866 accepted as Biemna variantia (Bowerbank, 1858)
Desmacidon rotalis Bowerbank, 1874 accepted as Mycale (Aegogropila) rotalis (Bowerbank, 1874)
Dictyocylindrus aculeatus (Johnston, 1842) accepted as Raspaciona aculeata (Johnston, 1842)
Dictyocylindrus fascicularis Bowerbank, 1866 accepted as Adreus fascicularis (Bowerbank, 1866)
Dictyocylindrus hispidus (Montagu, 1814) accepted as Raspailia (Clathriodendron) hispida (Montagu, 1814)
Dictyocylindrus rectangulus Bowerbank, 1874 accepted as Raspailia rectangula (Bowerbank, 1874)
Dictyocylindrus rugosus Bowerbank, 1866 accepted as Axinella rugosa (Bowerbank, 1866)
Dictyocylindrus simplex Carter, 1876 accepted as Antho (Antho) dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1767)
Dictyocylindrus ventilabrum Bowerbank, 1866 accepted as Raspailia (Raspailia) ventilabrum (Bowerbank, 1866)
Dictyocylindrus virgultosus Bowerbank, 1866 accepted as Raspailia (Raspailia) virgultosa (Bowerbank, 1866)
Diplodemia vesicula Bowerbank, 1864 accepted as Haliclona (Haliclona) oculata (Linnaeus, 1759)
Dragmastra normani (Sollas, 1880) accepted as Stelletta normani Sollas, 1880
Dysidea coriacea Bowerbank, 1874 accepted as Dysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1814)
Dysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1814)
Ecionemia compressa Bowerbank, 1866 accepted as Poecillastra compressa (Bowerbank, 1866)
Ecionemia ponderosa Bowerbank, 1866 accepted as Stryphnus ponderosus (Bowerbank, 1866)
Epicles coronula (Bowerbank, 1874) accepted as Eurypon coronula (Bowerbank, 1874)
Epicles radiatus (Bowerbank, 1866) accepted as Eurypon radiatum (Bowerbank, 1866)
Esperella aegagropila (Johnston, 1842) accepted as Mycale (Aegogropila) contarenii (Lieberkühn, 1859)
Esperella macilenta (Bowerbank, 1866) accepted as Mycale (Carmia) macilenta (Bowerbank, 1866)
Esperella sordida (Bowerbank, 1874) accepted as Mycale (Carmia) subclavata (Bowerbank, 1866)
Esperia anceps Schmidt, 1873 accepted as Iophon pommeraniae Thiele, 1903
Esperia foliata Fristedt, 1885 accepted as Clathria (Clathria) barleei (Bowerbank, 1866)
Esperia forcipis (Bowerbank, 1866) accepted as Forcepia (Forcepia) forcipis (Bowerbank, 1866)
Esperia lanugo Schmidt, 1875 accepted as Amphilectus ovulum (Schmidt, 1870)
Esperia lucifera Schmidt, 1873 accepted as Mycale (Mycale) lingua (Bowerbank, 1866)
Esperia placoides Carter, 1876 accepted as Mycale (Mycale) lingua (Bowerbank, 1866)
Esperia pustula Fristedt, 1887 accepted as Forcepia (Leptolabis) pustula (Fristedt, 1887)
Edit history Last edited on 2009-05-20 15:39:48 by De Hauwere Nathalie
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