Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Halichondrida > Family Halichondriidae

Hymeniacidon Bowerbank, 1858

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Laxosuberites Topsent, 1896 synonym
Rhaphidostyla Burton, 1935 synonym
Stylinos Topsent, 1891 synonym
Stylotella Lendenfeld, 1888 synonym


Hymeniacidon assimilis (Levinsen, 1887)
Hymeniacidon fallax Bowerbank, 1866
Hymeniacidon fasciculata (Fristedt, 1887)
Hymeniacidon fristedti (Topsent, 1913)
Hymeniacidon heliophila (Parker, 1910)
Hymeniacidon iberica (Ferrer-Hernandez, 1923)
Hymeniacidon informis (Burton, 1930)
Hymeniacidon kitchingi (Burton, 1935)
Hymeniacidon luxurians (Lieberkühn, 1859)
Hymeniacidon mixta (Sarà, 1958)
Hymeniacidon perlevis (Montagu, 1814)
Hymeniacidon plumigera Bowerbank, 1874
Hymeniacidon rugosa (Schmidt, 1868)
Hymeniacidon simplex (Bowerbank, 1866)
Hymeniacidon simplicima (Bowerbank, 1874)


original description

Bowerbank, J.S. 1858. On the Anatomy and Physiology of the Spongiadae. Part I. On the Spicula. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 148(2): 279-332, pls XXII-XXVI.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

Van Soest, R.W.M. 2001. Porifera, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 85-103

additional source

Kelly, M.; Edwards, A.R.; Wilkinson, M.R.; Alvarez, B.; Cook, S. de C.; Bergquist, P.R.; Buckeridge, St J.; Campbell, H.J.; Reiswig, H.M.; Valentine, C.; Vacelet, J. (2009). Phylum Porifera: sponges, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 23-46.



External Links

Sponge Barcoding Database (Hymeniacidon sp. 1264)


van Soest, R. (2014). Hymeniacidon Bowerbank, 1858. In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez de Glasby, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schoenberg, C.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131808




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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