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

Amphilectus lobatus (Montagu, 1814)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AmphilectusVosmaer, 1880accepted genus name
Corybas Gray, 1867 synonym

Species group names

Corybas lobatus (Montagu, 1814) basionym
Esperiopsis lobata (Montagu, 1814) basionym
Isodictya lobata (Montagu, 1814) basionym
Mycale lanugo (Schmidt, 1875) basionym
Mycale lobata (Montagu, 1814) basionym
Mycale ovulum (Schmidt, 1870) basionym
Spongia lobata Montagu, 1814 basionym
Amphilectus lobata (Montagu, 1814) orthographic variant
Amphilectus lobata (Montagu, 1814) synonym
Corybas lobatus (Montagu, 1814) synonym
Esperiopsis lobata (Montagu, 1814) synonym
Isodictya lobata (Montagu, 1814) synonym
Mycale lanugo (Schmidt, 1875) synonym
Mycale lobata (Montagu, 1814) synonym
Mycale ovulum (Schmidt, 1870) synonym
Spongia lobata Montagu, 1814 synonym


original description

Montagu, G. 1814. An Essay on Sponges, with Descriptions of all the Species that have been discovered on the Coast of Great Britain. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society 2(1): 67-122, pls III-XVI.

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).





External Links



van Soest, R. (2014). Amphilectus lobatus (Montagu, 1814). 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.; Dohrmann, M.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:168344




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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