Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Astrophorida > Family Geodiidae > Subfamily Geodiinae > Genus Geodia

Geodia glariosa (Sollas, 1886)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GeodiaLamarck, 1815accepted genus name
Cydonium Fleming, 1828 synonym
Isops Sollas, 1880 synonym
Sidonops Sollas, 1889 synonym
Stellogeodia Czerniavsky, 1880 synonym
Synops Vosmaer, 1882 synonym


original description

Sollas, W.J. 1886a. Preliminary account of the Tetractinellid sponges Dredged by H.M.S. ‘Challenger’ 1872-76. Part I. The Choristida. Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society (new series) 5:177-199.

additional source

Sollas, W.J. 1888. Report on the Tetractinellida 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 25(63): 1-458, pls I-XLIV, 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





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)


van Soest, R. (2014). Geodia glariosa. 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:134031




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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