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

Levinella thalassae Borojevic & Boury-Esnault, 1986

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LevinellaBorojevic & Boury-Esnault, 1986accepted genus name


original description

Borojevic, R.; Boury-Esnault, N. 1986. Une nouvelle voie d’évolution chez les éponges Calcinea: description des genres Burtonulla n. g. et Levinella n. g. Bulletin du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (4, A) 8(3): 443-455.

original description

Borojevic, R.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Manuel, M.; Vacelet, J. 2002. Order Clathrinida Hartman, 1958. Pp. 1141-1152. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 2 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers, New York).

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



van Soest, R. (2014). Levinella thalassae Borojevic & Boury-Esnault, 1986. 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:132294




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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