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Spongia vermicularis Scopoli 1772

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Eukaryota unassigned
Phylum Eukaryota unassigned phylum
Class Eukaryota unassigned class
Order Eukaryota unassigned order
Family Eukaryota unassigned family
Genus Spongia


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Spongia vermicularis Scopoli
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Foto: Ángel Fernández..

Spongia vermicularis Scopoli
Calnegre, Murcia, Spain. 08 Dec 2011. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Spongia vermicularis Scopoli
La Azohía, Murcia, Spain. 24 Oct 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez " . © marmenormarmayor.es.

Spongia vermicularis Scopoli
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Spongia vermicularis Scopoli
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Spongia vermicularis Scopoli
Upper part of a young cell. Photo-Atlas of living Dasycladales. Sigrid Berger. © Sigrid Berger (sberger@spup.de).


Euthora cristata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Dasycladus vermicularis (Scopoli) Krasser Madeira
© Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com )

Publication details
Spongia vermicularis Scopoli 1772: 412, pl. 64: fig. 1454

Published in: Scopoli, J.A. (1772). Flora carniolica exhibens plantas carniolae indigenas et distributas in classes naturales cum differentiis specificis, synonymis recentiorum, locis natalibus, nomimbus incolarum, observationibus selectis, viribus tredicis. Editio secunda aucta et reformata. Vol. 2 pp. [i], [i]-496, pl. 33-65. Viennae [Vienna]: sumptibus Joannis Thomae Trattner.

Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dasycladus vermicularis (Scopoli) Krasser

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1985).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Beck, G. von & Zahlbruckner, A. (1898). Schedae ad "Kryptogamas exsiccatas" editae a Museo Palatino Vindobonensi, Centuria IV. Annalen des Kaiserlich-Königlichen Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums 13: 443-472, 2 figs.

Created: 23 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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