Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Poecilosclerida > Suborder Myxillina > Family Tedaniidae > Genus Tedania > Subgenus Tedania (Tedania)

Tedania (Tedania) anhelans (Vio in Olivi, 1792)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TedaniaGray, 1867accepted genus name

Species group names

Halichondria anhelans (Vio in Olivi, 1792) basionym; alternate representation
Haliclona digitata (Schmidt, 1862) basionym
Tedania anhelans (Vio in Olivi, 1792) basionym; alternate representation
Halichondria anhelans (Vio in Olivi, 1792) synonym; alternate representation
Haliclona digitata (Schmidt, 1862) synonym
Tedania anhelans (Vio in Olivi, 1792) synonym; alternate representation


original description

Vio, G. in Olivi, G. 1792. (Letter on sponges from the Gulf of Smyrna), pp. xi-xxxi extracted from the book ' Zoologia Adriatica'. Bassano.

basis of record

Lieberkühn, N. 1859. Neue Beiträge zur Anatomie der Spongien. Archiv für Anatomie und Physiologie 30(3): 353-382, 515-529, pls IX-XI

additional source

Van Soest, R.W.M. 2002. Family Tedaniidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886. Pp. 625-632. 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

Isbistera, G.K. & Hooper, J.N.A. 2005. Clinical effects of stings by sponges of the genus Tedania and a review of sponge stings worldwide. Toxicon 46: 782–785.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection


van Soest, R. (2014). Tedania (Tedania) anhelans (Vio in Olivi, 1792). 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:169546




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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