Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Hadromerida > Family Clionaidae > Genus Cliona

Cliona lobata Hancock, 1849

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ClionaGrant, 1826accepted genus name
Papillina Schmidt, 1862 synonym
Vioa Nardo, 1839 synonym

Species group names

Cliona howsei Hancock, 1849 synonym


original description

Hancock, A. 1849. On the Excavating Powers of certain Sponges belonging to the genus Cliona with descriptions of several new Species,and an allied generic form. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (2)3(17): 321-348, pls XII-XV.

additional source

Lévi, C.; Vacelet, J. 1958. Éponges récoltées dans l’Atlantique oriental par le ‘Président Théodore-Tissier’ (1955-1956). Revue des Travaux de l’Institut des Pêches maritimes 22 (2): 225-246.

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

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

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection


van Soest, R. (2014). Cliona lobata Hancock, 1849. 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:134131




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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