Dysidea pallescens Schmidt, 1862

Order : DICTYOCERATIDA

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 from NBN: Grid map (fast) : Interactive map (slower, requires login to view records) : 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
http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/sponge_guide/sponges.asp?item=C8910

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