Sponge Guide

UNCW National Science Foundation Valdosta State University Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Detailed changes to the Sponge Guide have been added starting with the third edition. The table below is to provide a reference for earlier citations

Changes in 3rd Edition (published December 3, 2014)

Current IDPrevious SpeciesDate ChangedReason For ChangePhoto AddedDescrNotesSpic ImageTiss Image
Aaptos pernucleataAaptos lithophaga27/07/2024Nomenclatural (literature or WPD)YesYesYesYesYes
Axinyssa ambrosia27/07/2023Addition to the guideYesYes
Axinyssa yumae27/07/2023Addition to the guide
Clathrina sp.1-“yellow with triClathrina ?panis27/07/2023Own decisionYesYes
Clathrina sp.2-“yellow with oClathrina? sp.127/07/2023Own decisionYesYesYes
Clathrina sp.2-“yellow with oClathrina? sp.227/07/2023Own decisionYes
Leucetta floridanaLeucetta floridana27/07/2023Not changedYesYesYesYes
Leucaltis clathria27/07/2023Addition to the guideYesYes
Auletta sp.-"orange bush-lobeAcanthella ?mastophora27/07/2023Own decisionYesYes
Geodia neptuniSidonops neptuni27/07/2023Nomenclatural (literature or WPD)YesYesYes
Placospherastra micrasterPlacospherastra antillensis27/07/2023Own decisionYesYesYesYesYes
Diplastrella sp.1Timea ?micraster27/07/2023Own decisionYes
Diplastrella sp.227/07/2023Addition to the guideYesYesYesYes
Clathria (Thalysias) minutaClathria (Thalysias) ?minuta27/07/2023Own decision
Clathria (Thalysias) curacaoenClathria (Thalysias) ?schoenus27/07/2023Own decisionYesYes
Clathria (Thalysias) sp.3Clathria (Thalysias) ?venosa27/07/2023Own decisionYesYesYesYes
Auletta cubensis27/07/2023Addition to the guideYesYesYes
Dragmaxia undata27/07/2023Addition to the guide
Dictyonella sp.2-"with oxea"27/07/2023Addition to the guideYesYes
Axinella sp.-"orange-yellow vAuletta? sp.-"orange velvety tubes27/07/2023Own decision
Plakortis halichondrioides -"ligPlakortis halichondroides -"light bro27/07/2023Nomenclatural (literature or WPD)YesYes
Axinella sp.-"orange corrugatAxinella sp.-"orange corrugated tu27/07/2023Own decisionYes
Axinella ?digitiformisAxinella corrugata27/07/2023Own decisionYesYesYes
Axinella corrugata27/07/2023Not changed
Axinella morchellaStylissa caribica27/07/2023Own decision
Dragmacidon reticulatumDragmacidon explicatum27/07/2023Own decisionYesYes
Dragmacidon alvarezaeDragmacidon reticulatum27/07/2023Own decisionYes
Ptilocaulis marqueziiPtilocaulis marquezi27/07/2023Nomenclatural (literature or WPD)
Ptilocaulis walpersiiPtilocaulis walpersi27/07/2023Nomenclatural (literature or WPD)
Higginsia coralloides27/07/2023Not changedYes
Myrmekioderma gyroderma27/07/2023Not changed
Myrmekioderma rea27/07/2023Not changedYesYesYes
Didiscus oxeata27/07/2023Addition to the guideYes
Siphonodictyon brevitubulatuAka brevitubulata27/07/2023Nomenclatural (literature or WPD)Yes
Siphonodictyon coralliphagumAka coralliphaga27/07/2023Nomenclatural (literature or WPD)Yes
Siphonodictyon siphonumAka siphona27/07/2023Nomenclatural (literature or WPD)Yes
Siphonodictyon xamaycaenseAka xamaicaensis27/07/2023Nomenclatural (literature or WPD)Yes
Geodia sp.-"Biscayne Bay"Geodia gibberosa27/07/2023Suggestion by expertYesYes
Geodia aff. gibberosa sp.4-"mGeodia ?corticostylifera27/07/2023Suggestion by expertYes
Geodia aff. gibberosa sp.5Geodia ?corticostylifera27/07/2023Suggestion by expert
Geodia aff. corticostylifera27/07/2023Addition to the guide
Geodia papyracea27/07/2023Addition to the guideYes
Dictyonella funicularis27/07/2023Not changedYesYesYesYes
Ectyoplasia ferox27/07/2023Not changed
Amphimedon? sp.-"tubular mSvenzea sp--"thick tubes"27/07/2023Own decision
Amphimedon? sp.-"castle moSvenzea sp.-"lobes, fans or branch27/07/2023Own decisionYes
Amphimedon? sp.-"branchingSvenzea sp.-"lobes, fans or branch27/07/2023Own decisionYes
Svenzea cristinae27/07/2023Not changedYes
Svenzea? flavaSvenzea flava27/07/2023Own decisionYes
Svenzea? tubulosaSvenzea tubulosa27/07/2023Own decisionYes
Svenzea zeai27/07/2023Not changedYes
Neopetrosia dominicana27/07/2023Addition to the guide
Neopetrosia proxima27/07/2023Not changedYesYes
Neopetrosia sp.-"soft"27/07/2023Addition to the guideYes
Neopetrosia subtriangularis27/07/2023Not changedYesYesYes
Neopetrosia carbonaria27/07/2023Addition to the guideYes
Aaptos sp.2-"brown tubercula27/07/2023Addition to the guideYes
Aaptos sp.3-"light brown smo27/07/2023Addition to the guideYesYes
Neopetrosia rosariensis27/07/2023Not changedYesYes
Calyx podatypa27/07/2023Not changed
Clathria (Clathria) foliacea27/07/2023Addition to the guideYes
Clathria (Microciona) echinata27/07/2023Not changedYesYes
Oscarella nathaliaeOscarella sp.-"cream veil"27/07/2023Own decisionYesYesYes
Plakortis halichondrioides -"daPlakortis sp.1-"under Xestospon27/07/2023Suggestion by expertYesYesYesYes
Unidentified -"soft with greenUnidentified -"soft of green filame27/07/2023Own decisionYesYes
Verongula rigidaVerongula sp-."fouled"27/07/2023Suggestion by expertYes
Cliona flavifodina27/07/2023Addition to the guide
Cliona dioryssaCliona sp.-"orange crust"27/07/2023Own decision
Cliona vermifera27/07/2023Not changedYes
Cliona schmidtiCliona schmidti27/07/2023Not changedYes

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