Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Hadromerida > Family Suberitidae > Genus Suberites

Suberites ficus (Johnston, 1842)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

SuberitesNardo, 1833accepted genus name
Lithumena Renier, 1928 synonym

Species group names

Suberites domuncula var. ficus (Johnston, 1842) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: vijgspons sources: Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 English: fig sponge sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 German: Feigenschwamm

Literature

original description

Johnston, G. 1842. A History of British Sponges and Lithophytes.(W.H. Lizars: Edinburgh): i-xii, 1-264, pls I-XXV.

basis of record

Van Soest, R.W.M. 2002. Family Suberitidae. In: Hooper, J.N.A & Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds). Systema Porifera, a guide to the classification of the sponges (in 2 volumes). Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York: 1-1708, i-xlviii.

additional source

Van Soest, R.W.M. 1993b. Distribution of sponges on the Mauritanian continental shelf. Pp. 95-106. In:Wolff,W.J., van der Land, J., Nienhuis,P.H. & de Wilde, P.A.W.J. (Eds), Ecological Studies in the Coastal Waters of Mauritania. Hydrobiologia, 258: i-ix, 1-222.

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

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

Samaai, T.; Gibbons, M.J. 2005. Demospongiae taxonomy and biodiversity of the Benguela region on the west coast of South Africa. African Natural History, 1: 1-96

additional source

Cuénot, L. 1936. Commensalisme des pontes de Céphalopodes avec des éponges et des cnidaires. Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique (2) 3: 37-40.

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

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

Brunel, P., L. Bosse, and G. Lamarche. 1998. Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

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). Suberites ficus (Johnston, 1842). 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:134285

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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2007-09-07 by Rob van Soest

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