Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Haplosclerida > Suborder Haplosclerina > Family Chalinidae > Genus Haliclona > Subgenus Haliclona (Gellius)

Haliclona (Gellius) flagellifera (Ridley & Dendy, 1886)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HaliclonaGrant, 1836accepted genus name
Pellinula Czerniavsky, 1880 synonym
Protoschmidtia Czerniavsky, 1880 synonym
Tedaniella Czerniavsky, 1880 synonym

Species group names

Gellius flagellifera Ridley & Dendy, 1886 basionym
Gellius flagellifera Ridley & Dendy, 1886 synonym


original description

Ridley, S.O.; Dendy, A. 1886. Preliminary Report on the Monaxonida collected by H.M.S. ‘Challenger’. Annals and Magazine of Natural History(5) 18: 325-351, 470-493.

original description

Ridley, S.O.; Dendy, A. 1887. Report on the Monaxonida collected by H.M.S. ‘Challenger’ during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Challenger’, 1873-1876.Zoology 20(59): i-lxviii, 1-275, pls I-LI, 1 map.

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

Göcke, C.; Janussen, D. 2013. Demospongiae of ANT XXIV/2 (SYSTCO I) Expedition - Antarctic Eastern Weddell Sea. Zootaxa 3692 (1): 28-101.





External Links



van Soest, R. (2014). Haliclona (Gellius) flagellifera (Ridley & Dendy, 1886). 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:132798




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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