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Tethya

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Tethya is a genus of sea sponges belonging to the family Tethyidae.[1] Members of this genus all have a spherical body form[2] and some are known to be able to move at speeds of between 1 and 4 mm per day.[3]

Species

The following species are recognised in the genus Tethya:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Van Soest RW, Boury-Esnault N, Hooper JN, Rützler K, de Voogd NJ, de Glasby BA, Hajdu E, Pisera AB, Manconi R, Schoenberg C, Janussen D, Tabachnick KR, Klautau M, Picton B, Kelly M, Vacelet J (eds.). "Tethya Lamarck, 1815". World Porifera database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 15 April 2019.
  2. ^ Branch, G.M., Branch, M.L, Griffiths, C.L. and Beckley, L.E. 2010. Two Oceans: a guide to the marine life of southern Africa ISBN 978-1-77007-772-0
  3. ^ Ruppert, E.E., Fox, R.S. and Barnes, R.D. 2004. Invertebrate Zoology ISBN 0-03-025982-7
  4. ^ "IRMNG - Tethya leysae Heim & Nickel, 2010". www.irmng.org. Retrieved 2022-04-06.
  5. ^ Reitner, Joachim; Keupp, Helmut (2012-12-06). Fossil and Recent Sponges. Springer Science & Business Media. ISBN 9783642756566.
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Tethya: Brief Summary

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Tethya is a genus of sea sponges belonging to the family Tethyidae. Members of this genus all have a spherical body form and some are known to be able to move at speeds of between 1 and 4 mm per day.

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