Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Halichondrida > Family Dictyonellidae > Genus Tethyspira

Tethyspira spinosa (Bowerbank, 1874)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TethyspiraTopsent, 1890accepted genus name

Species group names

Tethea spinosa Bowerbank, 1874 basionym
Tethea spinosa Bowerbank, 1874 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: pork scratching sponge

Literature

original description

Bowerbank, J.S. 1874b. A Monograph of the British Spongiadae.Volume 3. (Ray Society: London): i-xvii, 1-367, pls I-XCII.

basis of record

Van Soest, R.W.M.; Erpenbeck, D.; Alvarez De Glasby, B. 2002. Family Dictyonellidae Van Soest, Diaz & Pomponi, 1990. Pp. 773-786. 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

Van Soest, R.W.M. 1993a. Affinities of the Marine Demospongiae Fauna of the Cape Verde Islands and Tropical West Africa. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 159: 205-219.

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.

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External Links

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Citation

van Soest, R. (2012). Tethyspira spinosa (Bowerbank, 1874). 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:132558

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2007-08-20 by Rob van Soest

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