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Clathria Schmidt 1862

Clathria

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Clathria is a large genus of demosponges in the family Microcionidae.[1]

Taxonomy

Clathria was first formally named in Eduard Oscar Schmidt's 1862 Die Spongien des adriatischen Meeres ("The sponges of the Adriatic Sea").[1][2] The type species is Clathria (Clathria) compressa.[1]

The genus is divided into several subgenera:[1]

Species

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

Subgenus Clathria (Axosuberites) Topsent, 1893

Subgenus Clathria (Clathria) Schmidt, 1862
Subgenus Clathria (Cornulotrocha) Topsent, 1927
Subgenus Clathria (Dendrocia) Hallmann, 1920
Subgenus Clathria (Isociella) Hallmann, 1920
Subgenus Clathria (Microciona) Bowerbank, 1862
Subgenus Clathria (Paresperia) Burton, 1930
Subgenus Clathria (Thalysias) Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Subgenus Clathria (Wilsonella) Carter, 1885
Subgenus unassigned

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Clathria Schmidt, 1862". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  2. ^ Schmidt, O. (1862). Die Spongien des adriatischen Meeres. (Wilhelm Engelmann: Leipzig): i-viii, 1-88, pls 1-7.
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Clathria: Brief Summary

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Diagnosis

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Microcioninae with auxiliary styles in one or two categories forming various ectosomal structures ranging from membraneous paratangential to a dense erect palisade of brushes; choanosomal skeleton well- structured,hymedesmioid to reticulate, with mostly smooth styles enclosed within spongin fibres and fibres echinated by mostly acanthose smaller styles.
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Hooper, J.N.A. (2002). Family Microcionidae Carter, 1875. pp. 432-468. <i>In</i>: Hooper, J.N.A. & Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds.) Systema Porifera. Guide to the classification of sponges. Volume 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). Hooper, J. N. A. (2002 [2004]). Family Microcionidae Carter, 1875. Pp. 432–468. <em>In: </em>Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002 [2004]). <em>Systema Porifera. A Guide to the Classification of Sponges.</em> (2 volumes). Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publ., New York. 1708+XLVIII. ISBN 978-1-4615-0747-5 (eBook electronic version).
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Diagnosis

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Microcioninae with auxiliary styles in one or two categories forming various ectosomal structures ranging from membraneous paratangential to a dense erect palisade of brushes; choanosomal skeleton well- structured,hymedesmioid to reticulate, with mostly smooth styles enclosed within spongin fibres and fibres echinated by mostly acanthose smaller styles.
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Hooper, J.N.A. (2002). Family Microcionidae Carter, 1875. pp. 432-468. <i>In</i>: Hooper, J.N.A. & Van Soest, R.W.M. (eds.) Systema Porifera. Guide to the classification of sponges. Volume 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). Hooper, J. N. A. (2002 [2004]). Family Microcionidae Carter, 1875. Pp. 432–468. <em>In: </em>Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002 [2004]). <em>Systema Porifera. A Guide to the Classification of Sponges.</em> (2 volumes). Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publ., New York. 1708+XLVIII. ISBN 978-1-4615-0747-5 (eBook electronic version).
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