Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Calcarea > Subclass Calcaronea > Order Baerida > Family Trichogypsiidae > Genus Trichogypsia

Trichogypsia villosa Carter, 1871

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TrichogypsiaCarter, 1871accepted genus name
Sycolepis Haeckel, 1869 synonym

Species group names

Sycolepis villosa (Carter, 1871) synonym


original description

Carter, H.J. 1871d. A Description of two new Calcispongiae, to which is added Confirmation of Prof. James Clark’s Discovery of the True Form of the Sponge-cell (Animal), and an Account of the Polype-like Pore area of Cliona corallinoides contrasted with Prof. E. Häckel’s View on the Relationship of the Sponges to the Corals. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 4(8)43: 1-27, pl.s I-II.

additional source

Burton, M. 1930c. Norwegian Sponges from the Norman Collection. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1930 (2): 487-546, pls I-II.

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

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van Soest, R. (2014). Trichogypsia villosa Carter, 1871. 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:132208




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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