Common Names in Dutch:
Typically found in the intertidal zone at the water's edge at a mean distance from sea level of -61.94 meters (-203.22 feet).
- Whittaker & Margulis,1978
- C. Linnaeus, 1758
- (Linnaeus, 1758) Cavalier-Smith, 1983
- De Blainville, 1816
- Phylum: Porifera () - Grant, in Todd, 1836 - Sponges
- Infrakingdom: Spongiaria () - De Blainville, 1816
- Subkingdom: Radiata () - (Linnaeus, 1758) Cavalier-Smith, 1983
- Kingdom: Animalia () - C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
Spongia mollissima Schmidt • Spongia officinalis adriatica Schmidt • Spongia officinalis mediterranea Hyatt • Spongia officinalis tubuliformis Hyatt • Spongia officinalis zimocciformis Hyatt • Spongia quarnerensis Schmidt
Status: Accepted Name
Comment: Subgenus : Spongia
Last scrutiny: 10-Dec-2005
Members of the genus Spongia
ZipcodeZoo has pages for 5 species and subspecies in this genus:
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Accessed through GBIF Data Portal February 29, 2008:
- European Environment Agency: EUNIS
- Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University: MedOBIS
- National Chemical Laboratory: IndOBIS, Indian Ocean Node of OBIS
- NLBIF: Zoological Museum Amsterdam - Porifera
- Biodiversity Heritage Library NamebankID: 490464
- Catalogue of Life Accepted Name Code: Por-165222
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN): 47545
- Zipcode Zoo Species Identifier: 448675