Dysidea pallescens Schmidt, 1862


Family : Dysideidae

Form: Thickly encrusting to cushion form.

Colour: Pale pink to purple.

Consistency: Soft

Surface: Conulose.

Apertures: Large oscules

Internal characters

Skeleton: A reticulation of spongin fibres.

Spicules: Absent.

Distribution Map: NBN map : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.

Editors: Christine Morrow, Bernard Picton & Rob van Soest.

 Picton, B.E., Morrow, C.C. & van Soest, R.W.B., 2011. [In] Sponges of Britain and Ireland