Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Poecilosclerida > Suborder Myxillina > Family Myxillidae

Hymenancora Lundbeck, 1910

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Herceus Koltun, 1959 synonym


Hymenancora biscutella (Topsent, 1904)
Hymenancora conjungens Lundbeck, 1910
Hymenancora duplicata Lundbeck, 1910
Hymenancora interjecta Lundbeck, 1910
Hymenancora orientalis (Koltun, 1959)
Hymenancora pecqueryi (Topsent, 1890)
Hymenancora sirventi (Topsent, 1927)
Hymenancora tenuisclera Lundbeck, 1910
Hymenancora triungulata (Topsent, 1928)
Hymenancora umbellifera (Topsent, 1904)


original description

Lundbeck, W. 1910. Porifera. (Part III.) Desmacidonidae (pars.).Pp. 1-124, pls I-XI, 1 table. In: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. 6(3).(Bianco Luno: Copenhagen.

basis of record

Van Soest, R.W.M. 2002. Family Myxillidae Dendy, 1922. Pp. 602-620. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow).

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



External Links



van Soest, R. (2014). Hymenancora Lundbeck, 1910. 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. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/authority/http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131968




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