Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Dictyoceratida > Family Dysideidae > Genus Dysidea

Dysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1818)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

DysideaJohnston, 1842accepted genus name
Collospongelia Ferrer Hernández, 1923 synonym
Spongelia Nardo, 1847 synonym

Species group names

Spongia fragilis Montagu, 1818 basionym
Spongia fragilis Montagu, 1818 synonym

Literature

original description

Montagu, G. 1818. An Essay on Sponges, with Descriptions of all the Species that have been discovered on the Coast of Great Britain. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society 2(1): 67-122, pls III-XVI.

basis of record

Cook, S.D.C.; Bergquist, P.R. 2002. Family Dysideidae Gray, 1867. Pp. 1061-1066. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow).

additional source

Mustapha, K.B.,Zarrouk, S., Souissi, A., ; El Abed, A. 2003.Diversite Des Desmosponges Tunisiennes.Bull.Inst. Natn. Scien. Tech. Mer de Salammbô. Vol. 30

additional source

Rützler, K., R. W. M. van Soest, and C. Piantoni. 2009. Sponges (Porifera) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 285–313 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

Van Soest, R.W.M. 2001. Porifera, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 85-103

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Burton, M. 1956. The sponges of West Africa. Atlantide Report (Scientific Results of the Danish Expedition to the Coasts of Tropical West Africa, 1945-1946, Copenhagen) 4: 111-147.

additional source

Cruz, T. 2002. Esponjas marinas de Canarias. Consejería de Política Territorial y Medio Ambiente del Gobierno de Canarias, S/C Tenerife. 260 pp.

additional source

Stone, S. M., Boardley, E., and Gill, M. 1987 Field characteristics of some conspicuous sublittoral sponges from Roaringwater Bay, County Cork, Ireland. in European contributions to the taxonomy of sponges, Jones W.C. (ed.). Publications of the Sherkin island marine station, 1: 130-140

additional source

Kelly, M. (2009). Demospongiae, Calcarea (Porifera). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

Uriz, M.J. 1988. Deep-water sponges from the continental shelf and slope off Namibia (Southwest Africa): Classses Hexactinellida and Demospongia. Monografías de Zoología Marina 3: 9-157.

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
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Citation

van Soest, R. (2012). Dysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1818). In: Van Soest, R.W.M, Boury-Esnault, N., Hooper, J.N.A., Rützler, K, de Voogd, N.J., Alvarez de Glasby, B., Hajdu, E., Pisera, A.B., Manconi, R., Schoenberg, C., Janussen, D., Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M., Picton, B., Kelly, M., Vacelet, J. (2012) World Porifera database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132324

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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2006-12-21 by Rob van Soest

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