Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Hadromerida > Family Tethyidae > Genus Tethya

Tethya citrina Sarà & Melone, 1965

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TethyaLamarck, 1815accepted genus name
Tethea Johnston, 1842 orthographic variant
Alcyonium sensu Pallas, 1766 synonym
Tethea Johnston, 1842 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: citroen spons
 English: sea lemon
 German: Zitrone Schwam
 Italian: spugna limone
 Spanish, Castillian: Esponja limón

Literature

original description

Sarà, M.; Melone, N. 1965. Una nuova specie del genere Tethya,Tethya citrina sp. n. dal Mediterraneo (Porifera Demospongiae). Attidella Società Peloritana di Scienze Fisiche, Matematiche e Naturali11(Supplement): 123-138, pls I-II.

basis of record

Sarà, M. 2002. Family Tethyidae Gray, 1848. Pp. 245-267. 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

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

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External Links

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Citation

van Soest, R. (2012). Tethya citrina Sarà & Melone, 1965. 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:134312

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2006-09-22 by Rob van Soest

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