Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Poecilosclerida > Suborder Mycalina > Family Esperiopsidae > Genus Ulosa

Ulosa stuposa (Esper, 1794)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Ulosade Laubenfels, 1936accepted genus name

Species group names

Spongia stuposa Esper, 1794 basionym
Spongia stuposa Esper, 1794 synonym
Ulosa digitata (Schmidt, 1866) synonym


original description

Esper, E.C.J. 1794. Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet, nebst Beschreibungen. Zweyter Theil. (Raspe: Nürnberg):1-303.

basis of record

Van Soest, R.W.M.; Hajdu, E. 2002. Family Esperiopsidae Hentschel, 1923. Pp. 656-664. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow).

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

Van Soest, R.W.M. 1993a. Affinities of the Marine Demospongiae Fauna of the Cape Verde Islands and Tropical West Africa. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 159: 205-219.

additional source

Van Soest, R.W.M.; Beglinger, E.J.; De Voogd, N.J. 2012. Sponges of the family Esperiopsidae (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from Northwest Africa, with the descriptions of four new species. European Journal of Taxonomy 18: 1-21.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


van Soest, R. (2014). Ulosa stuposa. 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:133323




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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