Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Dictyoceratida > Family Spongiidae > Genus Spongia > Subgenus Spongia (Spongia)

Spongia (Spongia) officinalis Linnaeus, 1759

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

SpongiaLinnaeus, 1759accepted genus name

Species group names

Spongia adriatica Schmidt, 1862 synonym
Spongia mollissima Schmidt, 1862 synonym
Spongia officinalis Linnaeus, 1759 synonym; alternate representation
Spongia officinalis var. adriatica Schmidt, 1862 synonym
Spongia quarnerensis Schmidt, 1862 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Greek: Μελάτια; Φίνο

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1759). Systema naturæ per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus II. Editio decima, reformata. - pp. [1-4], 825-1384. Holmiæ. (L. Salvii).

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External Links

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Citation

van Soest, R. (2012). Spongia (Spongia) officinalis Linnaeus, 1759. 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:165220

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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

2010-05-19 by Rob van Soest

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