Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Halichondrida > Family Axinellidae > Genus Axinella

Axinella dissimilis (Bowerbank, 1866)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AxinellaSchmidt, 1862accepted genus name
Axingella Topsent, 1934 orthographic variant
Axingella Topsent, 1934 synonym
Pseudaxinella Schmidt, 1875 synonym
Tragosia Gray, 1867 synonym

Species group names

Isodictya dissimilis Bowerbank, 1866 basionym
Isodictya dissimilis Bowerbank, 1866 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: branching sponge

Literature

original description

Bowerbank, J.S. 1866a. A Monograph of the British Spongiadae. Volume 2. (Ray Society: London): i-xx, 1-388.

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

Genbank

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

van Soest, R. (2011). Axinella dissimilis (Bowerbank, 1866). In: Van Soest, R.W.M, Boury-Esnault, N., Hooper, J.N.A., R├╝tzler, 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. (2011) World Porifera database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132473

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

no data

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Last modified

2007-09-07 by Rob van Soest

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