Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Poecilosclerida > Suborder Microcionina > Family Microcionidae > Subfamily Microcioninae > Genus Clathria > Subgenus Clathria (Microciona)

Clathria (Microciona) strepsitoxa (Hope, 1889)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ClathriaSchmidt, 1862accepted genus name

Species group names

Microciona strepsitoxa Hope, 1889 basionym
Clathria strepsitoxa (Hope, 1889) synonym; alternate representation
Microciona strepsitoxa Hope, 1889 synonym


original description

Hope, R. 1889. On two new British Species of Sponges, with short noticesof an Ovigerous Specimen of Hymeniacidon Dujardinii, Bowk., and of a Fossil Toxite. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 4(23): 333-342, pl. XVI.

basis of record

Hooper, J.N.A. 1996a. Revision of Microcionidae (Porifera: Poecilosclerida: Demospongiae), with description of Australian species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 40: 1-626.

additional source

Boury-Esnault, N.; Lopes, M.T. 1985. Les Démosponges littorales de l’Archipel des Açores. Annales de l’Institut océanographique 61(2):149-225.

additional source

Cruz, T. 2002. Esponjas marinas de Canarias. Consejería de Política Territorial y Medio Ambiente del Gobierno de Canarias, S/C Tenerife. 260 pp.

additional source

Van Soest, R.W.M.; Beglinger, E.J.; De Voogd, N.J. 2013. Microcionid sponges from Northwest Africa and the Macaronesian Islands (Porifera, Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida). Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden 87 (4): 275-404.





External Links



van Soest, R. (2014). Clathria (Microciona) strepsitoxa. 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:167689




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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