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

Dysidea pallescens (Schmidt, 1862)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

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

Species group names

Spongelia elastica Schulze, 1879 basionym
Spongelia pallescens Schmidt, 1862 basionym
Spongelia pallescens var. elastica Schulze, 1879 basionym
Spongelia pallescens var. pontica Czerniavsky, 1880 basionym
Dysidea pallescens var. pontica (Czerniavsky, 1880) synonym
Spongelia elastica Schulze, 1879 synonym
Spongelia pallescens Schmidt, 1862 synonym
Spongelia pallescens var. elastica Schulze, 1879 synonym
Spongelia pallescens var. pontica Czerniavsky, 1880 synonym


original description

Schmidt, O. 1862. Die Spongien des adriatischen Meeres. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): i-viii, 1-88, pls 1-7.

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

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.





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van Soest, R. (2014). Dysidea pallescens (Schmidt, 1862). 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.; Dohrmann, M.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132326




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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