Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Astrophorida > Family Ancorinidae > Genus Stryphnus

Stryphnus ponderosus (Bowerbank, 1866)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StryphnusSollas, 1886accepted genus name
Seriola Hanitsch, 1889 orthographic variant
Seiriola Hanitsch, 1889 synonym
Seriola Hanitsch, 1889 synonym

Species group names

Ancorina compacta (Hanitsch, 1889) basionym
Ecionemia ponderosa Bowerbank, 1866 basionym
Seiriola compacta Hanitsch, 1889 basionym
Ancorina compacta (Hanitsch, 1889) synonym
Ecionemia ponderosa Bowerbank, 1866 synonym
Seiriola compacta Hanitsch, 1889 synonym
Stelletta aspera Carter, 1871 synonym
Stryphnus ponderosus var. rudis Sollas, 1888 synonym


original description

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

additional source

Burton, M. 1931d. The Folden Fiord. Report on the sponges collected by Mr. Soot-Ryven in the Folden Fiord in the year 1923. Tromsø Museum Skrifter 1 (13): 1-8.

additional source

Samaai, T. 2006. Biodiversity "hotspots", patterns of richness and endemism, and distribution of marine sponges in South Africa based on actual and interpolation data: A comparative approach. Zootaxa 1358: 1-37.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

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

Babiç, K. 1922. Monactinellida und Tetractinellida des Adriatischen Meeres. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 46(2): 217-302, pls 8-9.

additional source

Maldonado, M. (1992). Demosponges of the red coral bottoms from the Alboran Sea. J. Nat. Hist. 26: 1131-1161





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications)
GenBank (4 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


van Soest, R. (2014). Stryphnus ponderosus (Bowerbank, 1866). 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:133991




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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