WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia Vosmaer, 1885

Petrosia sp., 50-110 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by C. Savarese and K. Ruetzler. For more information see: http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/document_library/scidocs/spongeposter.pdf 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 
131847

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131847

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinohaphis (misspelling and junior synonym)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) Vosmaer, 1885
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) alfiani de Voogd & van Soest, 2002
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) australis Bergquist & Warne, 1980
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) borealis (Lambe, 1895)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) brachysclera Lévi & Lévi, 1989
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) canariensis de Weerdt & van Soest, 1986
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) capsa Desqueyroux-Faúndez, 1987
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) clavata (Esper, 1794)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) crassa (Carter, 1876)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) cretacea (Schmidt, 1870)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) crustata Wilson, 1925
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) densissima Dendy, 1905
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) elephantotus Ilan, Gugel & van Soest, 2004
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) expansa (Thiele, 1903)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) ficiformis (Poiret, 1789)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) granifera Desqueyroux-Faúndez, 1987
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) hebes Lendenfeld, 1888
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) hoeksemai de Voogd & van Soest, 2002
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) incrustata (Alcolado & Gotera, 1986)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) intermedia (Czerniavsky, 1880)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) lignosa Wilson, 1925
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) mammiformis Dendy, 1922
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) massiva Lehnert & van Soest, 1996
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) microxea (Vacelet, Vasseur & Lévi, 1976)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) nigricans Lindgren, 1897
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) pellasarca (de Laubenfels, 1934)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) pigmentosa Fromont, 1991
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) plana Wilson, 1925
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) pluricrustata Lévi & Lévi, 1983
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) pulvilla (Thiele, 1903)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) puna de Laubenfels, 1951
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) punctata Lévi & Lévi, 1983
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) raphida Boury-Esnault, Pansini & Uriz, 1994
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) seychellensis Dendy, 1922
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) shellyi Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) solida Hoshino, 1981
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) solusstrongyla Hoshino, 1981
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) spheroida Tanita, 1967
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) ushitsuensis Tanita, 1963
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) volcano Hoshino, 1976
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) weinbergi van Soest, 1980
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) chaliniformis Thiele, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopetrosia chaliniformis (Thiele, 1899) (genus transfer)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) depellens (Topsent, 1908) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona (Gellius) depellens (Topsent, 1908) (genus transfer)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) dura (Wilson, 1902) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCribrochalina dura (Wilson, 1902) (genus transfer)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) Dendy, 1905
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) corticata (Wilson, 1925)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) davilai (Alcolado, 1979)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) dendyi (Hechtel, 1969)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) devoogdae Van Soest, 2017
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) durissima (Dendy, 1905)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) hartmani (van Soest, 1980)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) mamillata (Lévi & Lévi, 1983)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) mauritiana (Carter, 1885)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) septata (Thomas, 1991)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) stoneae (van Soest & Stentoft, 1988)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) strongylata Thiele, 1903
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) vansoesti Boury-Esnault, Pansini & Uriz, 1994
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) vulcaniensis Samaai & Gibbons, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia armata (Lendenfeld, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia coriacea Swartschewsky, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia pulitzeri Pansini, 1996

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia alfiani de Voogd & van Soest, 2002 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) alfiani de Voogd & van Soest, 2002 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia australis Bergquist & Warne, 1980 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) australis Bergquist & Warne, 1980 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia brachysclera Lévi & Lévi, 1989 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) brachysclera Lévi & Lévi, 1989 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia canariensis de Weerdt & van Soest, 1986 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) canariensis de Weerdt & van Soest, 1986 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia capsa Desqueyroux-Faúndez, 1987 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) capsa Desqueyroux-Faúndez, 1987 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia clavata (Esper, 1794) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) clavata (Esper, 1794) (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia crassa (Carter, 1876) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) crassa (Carter, 1876) (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia crustata Wilson, 1925 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) crustata Wilson, 1925 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia densissima Dendy, 1905 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) densissima Dendy, 1905 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia elephantotus Ilan, Gugel & van Soest, 2004 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) elephantotus Ilan, Gugel & van Soest, 2004 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia expansa (Thiele, 1903) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) expansa (Thiele, 1903) (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia ficiformis (Poiret, 1789) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) ficiformis (Poiret, 1789) (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia granifera Desqueyroux-Faúndez, 1987 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) granifera Desqueyroux-Faúndez, 1987 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia hebes Lendenfeld, 1888 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) hebes Lendenfeld, 1888 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia hoeksemai de Voogd & van Soest, 2002 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) hoeksemai de Voogd & van Soest, 2002 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia intermedia (Czerniavsky, 1880) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) intermedia (Czerniavsky, 1880) (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia lignosa Wilson, 1925 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) lignosa Wilson, 1925 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia mamillata (Lévi & Lévi, 1983) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) mamillata (Lévi & Lévi, 1983) (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia mammiformis Dendy, 1922 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) mammiformis Dendy, 1922 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia massiva Lehnert & van Soest, 1996 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) massiva Lehnert & van Soest, 1996 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia mauritiana (Carter, 1885) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) mauritiana (Carter, 1885) (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia nigricans Lindgren, 1897 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) nigricans Lindgren, 1897 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia pellasarca (de Laubenfels, 1934) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) pellasarca (de Laubenfels, 1934) (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia pigmentosa Fromont, 1991 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) pigmentosa Fromont, 1991 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia pluricrustata Lévi & Lévi, 1983 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) pluricrustata Lévi & Lévi, 1983 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia pulvilla (Thiele, 1903) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) pulvilla (Thiele, 1903) (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia puna de Laubenfels, 1951 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) puna de Laubenfels, 1951 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia punctata Lévi & Lévi, 1983 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) punctata Lévi & Lévi, 1983 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia raphida Boury-Esnault, Pansini & Uriz, 1994 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) raphida Boury-Esnault, Pansini & Uriz, 1994 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia seychellensis Dendy, 1922 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) seychellensis Dendy, 1922 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia shellyi Pulitzer-Finali, 1993 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) shellyi Pulitzer-Finali, 1993 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia solida Hoshino, 1981 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) solida Hoshino, 1981 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia solusstrongyla Hoshino, 1981 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) solusstrongyla Hoshino, 1981 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia spheroida Tanita, 1967 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) spheroida Tanita, 1967 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia strongylata Thiele, 1903 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) strongylata Thiele, 1903 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia ushitsuensis Tanita, 1963 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) ushitsuensis Tanita, 1963 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia vansoesti Boury-Esnault, Pansini & Uriz, 1994 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) vansoesti Boury-Esnault, Pansini & Uriz, 1994 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia volcano Hoshino, 1976 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) volcano Hoshino, 1976 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia vulcaniensis Samaai & Gibbons, 2005 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Strongylophora) vulcaniensis Samaai & Gibbons, 2005 (subgenus assignment)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia weinbergi van Soest, 1980 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) weinbergi van Soest, 1980 (subgenus assignment)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia cancellata Thiele, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) nigricans Lindgren, 1897 (junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia chaliniformis Thiele, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopetrosia chaliniformis (Thiele, 1899) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia contignata Thiele, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopetrosia contignata (Thiele, 1899) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia coralloides Dendy, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXestospongia coralloides (Dendy, 1924) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia dura (Schmidt, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) ficiformis (Poiret, 1789) (junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia exigua Kirkpatrick, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopetrosia exigua (Kirkpatrick, 1900) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia fistulata Kirkpatrick, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachypellina fistulata (Kirkpatrick, 1907) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia friabilis Topsent, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXestospongia friabilis (Topsent, 1892) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia halichondrioides Wilson, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlakortis halichondrioides (Wilson, 1902) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia hispida Ridley & Dendy, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXestospongia hispida (Ridley & Dendy, 1886) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia imperforata Thiele, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia (Petrosia) nigricans Lindgren, 1897 (junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia muta (Schmidt, 1870) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXestospongia muta (Schmidt, 1870) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia rava Thiele, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopetrosia rava (Thiele, 1899) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia seriata Hentschel, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopetrosia seriata (Hentschel, 1912) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia similis Ridley & Dendy, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopetrosia similis (Ridley & Dendy, 1886) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia testudinaria (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXestospongia testudinaria (Lamarck, 1815) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia truncata Ridley & Dendy, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopetrosia truncata (Ridley & Dendy, 1886) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia variabilis sensu Topsent, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXestospongia variabilis (Topsent, 1892) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrosia variabilis (Ridley, 1884) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXestospongia variabilis (Ridley, 1884) (genus transfer)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Vosmaer, G.C.J. 1885b. Porifera, Parts Vll-XI. Pp. 177-368, plsXIX-XXV. In: Bronn, H.G. (Ed.), Die Klassen und Ordnungen des Thier-Reichs. 1. (Leipzig & Heidelberg). [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The name Petrosia has three senior synonyms:...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The name Petrosia has three senior synonyms: Rayneria Nardo, 1833 is a nomen nudum as no species were mentioned in the original publication, Schmidtia balsamo-Crivelli, 1863, which is preoccupied, and Pharetronema Sollas, 1879, which is suppressed as an unused name. [details]
van Soest, R. (2016). Petrosia Vosmaer, 1885. In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schönberg, C.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L.; Rios, P.; Downey, R. (2017). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131847 on 2017-11-20

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original description Vosmaer, G.C.J. 1885b. Porifera, Parts Vll-XI. Pp. 177-368, plsXIX-XXV. In: Bronn, H.G. (Ed.), Die Klassen und Ordnungen des Thier-Reichs. 1. (Leipzig & Heidelberg). [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinorhaphis Lendenfeld, 1887) Lendenfeld, R. Von 1887c. Die Chalineen des australischen Gebietes.Zoologische Jahrbücher, Jena 2: 723-828, pls XVIII-XXVII. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Desqueyroux-Faúndez, R.; Valentine, C. 2002. Family Petrosiidae Van Soest, 1980. Pp. 906-917. 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). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinorhaphis Lendenfeld, 1887) Desqueyroux-Faúndez, R.; Valentine, C. 2002. Family Petrosiidae Van Soest, 1980. Pp. 906-917. 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). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinohaphis) Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (Ed.). (2002). Systema Porifera: a guide to the classification of Sponges. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers: New York, NY (USA). ISBN 0-306-47260-0. xix, 1-1101, 1103-1706 (2 volumes) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The name Petrosia has three senior synonyms: Rayneria Nardo, 1833 is a nomen nudum as no species were mentioned in the original publication, Schmidtia balsamo-Crivelli, 1863, which is preoccupied, and Pharetronema Sollas, 1879, which is suppressed as an unused name. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



Petrosia sp., 50-110 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by C. Savarese and K. Ruetzler. For more information see: http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/document_library/scidocs/spongeposter.pdf 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor