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

Geodia micropunctata Row, 1911

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

Row, R.W.H. 1911. Reports on the Marine Biology of the Sudanese Red Sea, from Collections made by Cyril Crossland, M.A., B.Sc., F.Z.S. XIX. Report on the Sponges collected by Mr. Cyril Crossland in 1904-5. Part II. Non-Calcarea. Journal of the Linnean Society. Zoology 31 (208): 287-400, pls 35-41.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

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 (4 publications)


van Soest, R. (2014). Geodia micropunctata Row, 1911. 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:134036




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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