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

Clathria (Paresperia) anchorata (Carter, 1874)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ClathriaSchmidt, 1862accepted genus name

Species group names

Clathria (Clathria) anchorata (Carter, 1874) basionym
Dictyocylindrus anchorata Carter, 1874 basionym
Paresperia intermedia Burton, 1930 basionym
Clathria (Clathria) anchorata (Carter, 1874) synonym
Clathria (Clathria) intermedia (Burton, 1930) synonym
Clathria anchorata (Carter, 1874) synonym; alternate representation
Dictyocylindrus anchorata Carter, 1874 synonym
Paresperia intermedia Burton, 1930 synonym


original description

Carter, H.J. 1874a. Descriptions and Figures of Deep-sea Sponges and their Spicules from the Atlantic Ocean, dredged up on board H.M.S.‘Porcupine’, chiefly in 1869; with Figures and Descriptions of some remarkable Spicules from the Agulhas Shoal and Colon, Panama. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 14 (79): 207-221, 245-257, pls.XIII-XV.

new combination reference

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 (Paresperia) anchorata (Carter, 1874). 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:744244




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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