Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Haplosclerida > Suborder Haplosclerina > Family Chalinidae > Genus Haliclona > Subgenus Haliclona (Haliclona)

Haliclona (Haliclona) urceolus (Rathke & Vahl, 1806)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HaliclonaGrant, 1836accepted genus name
Pellinula Czerniavsky, 1880 synonym
Protoschmidtia Czerniavsky, 1880 synonym
Tedaniella Czerniavsky, 1880 synonym

Species group names

Reniera clavata Levinsen, 1887 basionym
Spongia urceola Rathke & Vahl, 1806 basionym
Haliclona (Haliclona) urceola (Rathke & Vahl, 1806) orthographic variant
Haliclona (Haliclona) urceola (Rathke & Vahl, 1806) synonym
Haliclona clavata (Levinsen, 1887) synonym
Haliclona pulcherrima (Fristedt, 1885) synonym
Haliclona urceolus (Rathe & Vahl, 1806) synonym; alternate representation
Reniera clavata Levinsen, 1887 synonym
Spongia urceola Rathke & Vahl, 1806 synonym


original description

Rathke, K; Vahl, O. 1806. Sponges. In: Müller, O.F. Zoologica Danica. 3rd edition, 4: 1-46. Havniae.

basis of record

de Weerdt, W.H. 1986. A systematic revision of the north-eastern Atlantic shallow-water Haplosclerida (Porifera, Demospongiae): 2. Chalinidae. Beaufortia 36(6): 81-165

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



van Soest, R. (2014). Haliclona (Haliclona) urceolus (Rathke & Vahl, 1806). 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:150256




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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