Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera > Class Demospongiae > Order Poecilosclerida > Suborder Myxillina > Family Crambeidae > Genus Monanchora

Monanchora alaskensis (Lambe, 1895)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MonanchoraCarter, 1883accepted genus name

Species group names

Chondrocladia alaskensis Lambe, 1895 basionym
Chondrocladia alaskensis Lambe, 1895 synonym


original description

Lambe, L.M. 1895 [1894]. Sponges from the Western Coast of North America. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 12(4): 113-138,pls II-IV

basis of record

Van Soest, R.W.M. 2002. Family Crambeidae Lévi, 1963. Pp. 547-555. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow).



External Links

Link To GBIF


van Soest, R. (2011). Monanchora alaskensis (Lambe, 1895). 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. (2011) World Porifera database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:169015




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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