Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Poecilosclerida > Suborder Mycalina > Family Esperiopsidae > Genus Amphilectus

Amphilectus fucorum (Esper, 1794)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AmphilectusVosmaer, 1880accepted genus name

Species group names

Esperiopsis fucorum (Esper, 1794) basionym
Haliclona parasitica (Montagu, 1818) basionym
Isodictya parasitica (Montagu, 1818) basionym
Esperiopsis fucorum (Esper, 1794) synonym
Haliclona parasitica (Montagu, 1818) synonym
Isodictya parasitica (Montagu, 1818) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: carrot-sponge
 French: éponge mousse de carotte

Literature

original description

Esper, E.J.C. 1791-1799. Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farbenerleuchtet, nebst Beschreibungen. Zweyter Theil. (Raspe: Nürnberg):1-303, pls L-LXI ([Sponges] Pp. 165-180, 181-220, 221-282,pls 1-7, 7A, 7B, 8-9, 9A, 10-21, 21A, 22-23, 23A, 24-47, 47A, 48-49).

basis of record

Van Soest, R.W.M.; Hajdu, E. 2002. Family Esperiopsidae Hentschel, 1923. Pp. 656-664. 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

Harms, J. , 1993. Check list of species (algae, invertebrates and vertebrates) found in the vicinity of the island of Helgoland (North Sea, German Bight) - a review of recent records. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuch. 47 1: 1-34.

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

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.

new combination reference

Vosmaer, G.C.J. 1880. The Sponges of the Leyden Museum. 1. The family of the Desmacidinae. Notes from the Leyden Museum 2: 99-164.

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External Links

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Citation

van Soest, R. (2012). Amphilectus fucorum (Esper, 1794). 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:150225

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2006-12-21 by Rob van Soest

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