Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Calcarea > Subclass Calcinea > Order Clathrinida > Family Clathrinidae > Genus Clathrina

Clathrina coriacea (Montagu, 1814)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ClathrinaGray, 1867accepted genus name
Nardoa Schmidt, 1862 synonym

Species group names

Leucosolenia coriacea (Montagu, 1814) basionym
Spongia coriacea Montagu, 1814 basionym
Leucosolenia coriacea (Montagu, 1814) synonym
Spongia coriacea Montagu, 1814 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: witte traliekalkspons
 English: white clathrina
 French: clathrine blanche
 German: weißer-Gitterkalkschwamm
 Italian: clatrina bianca
 Spanish, Castillian: clathrina blanco


original description

Montagu, G. 1814. An Essay on Sponges, with Descriptions of all the Species that have been discovered on the Coast of Great Britain. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society 2(1): 67-122, pls III-XVI.

basis of record

Klautau, M.; Valentine, C. (2003). Revision of the genus Clathrina (Porifera, Calcarea). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 139(1): 1-62

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) 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

Cruz, T. 2002. Esponjas marinas de Canarias. Consejería de Política Territorial y Medio Ambiente del Gobierno de Canarias, S/C Tenerife. 260 pp.


Rützler, K., R. W. M. van Soest, and C. Piantoni. 2009. Sponges (Porifera) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 285–313 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.


Burton, M. 1929a. Porifera. Part II. Antarctic sponges. British Antarctic (‘Terra Nova’) Expedition, 1910. Natural History Report, London, British Museum (Natural History). Zoology 6(4): 393-458,pls I-V.


Rützler, K. 1986. Phylum Porifera (Sponges). Pp. 111-126, in: W. Sterrer (ed.) Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda. John Wiley & Sons, New York, i-xxx, 1-742.


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

Biodiversity Heritage Library (46 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


van Soest, R. (2014). Clathrina coriacea (Montagu, 1814). 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:132277




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