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

Pachymatisma normani Sollas, 1888

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PachymatismaBowerbank in Johnston, 1842accepted genus name


original description

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.

basis of record

Cárdenas, P.; Xavier, J.; Tendal, O.S.; Schander, C.; Rapp, H.T. 2007. Redescription and resurrection of Pachymatisma normani (Demospongiae, Geodiidae), with remarks on the genus Pachymatisma. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 87 (6), 1511-1525.

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

GenBank (14 nucleotides; 8 proteins)
Sponge Barcoding Database (Pachymatisma normani)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications)


van Soest, R. (2014). Pachymatisma normani Sollas, 1888. 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:134058




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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