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

Guancha blanca Miklucho-Maclay, 1868

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GuanchaMiklucho-Maclay, 1868accepted genus name

Species group names

Clathrina blanca (Miklucho-Maclay, 1868) basionym
Clathrina blanca (Miklucho-Maclay, 1868) synonym


original description

Miklucho-Maclay, N. 1868. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Spongien I. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Medicin und Naturwissenschaft 4: 221-240, pls IV-V.

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

Borojevic, R.; Boury-Esnault, N. 1987a. Calcareous sponges collected by N.O. ‘Thalassa’ on the continental margin of the Bay of Biscaye: I. Calcinea. Pp. 1-27. In:Vacelet, J. & Boury-Esnault, N. (Eds),Taxonomy of Porifera from the N.E. Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. NATO ASI Series G 13. (Springer-Verlag: Berlin, Heidelberg): 1-332.





External Links

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van Soest, R. (2014). Guancha blanca Miklucho-Maclay, 1868. 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:132283




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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