WoRMS name details

Echinospongia Gray, 1870

184694  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:184694)

 unaccepted (junior synonym)
Genus

Species Echinospongia australis Gray, 1870 accepted as Axos cliftoni Gray, 1867 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray, J.E. (1870). Note on a new genus of sponge from West Australia. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (4) 6: 272. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Taxonomy Erected for type species Echinospongia australis Gray, 1870, which is a Axos. The name was also used for a freshwater...  
Taxonomy Erected for type species Echinospongia australis Gray, 1870, which is a Axos. The name was also used for a freshwater sponge, Echinospongia brichardi Brien, 1974. This was renamed Echinospongilla by Manconi & Pronzato, 2002. [details]
de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Carballo, J.L.; Cárdenas, P.; Díaz, M.-C.; Dohrmann, M.; Downey, R.; Hajdu, E.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Kelly, M.; Klautau, M.; Manconi, R.; Morrow, C.C. Pisera, A.B.; Ríos, P.; Rützler, K.; Schönberg, C.; Vacelet, J.; van Soest, R.W.M. (2021). World Porifera Database. Echinospongia Gray, 1870. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=184694 on 2021-09-28
Date
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2005-12-12 17:12:35Z
created
2006-01-30 18:43:48Z
changed
2010-02-23 09:31:40Z
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original description Gray, J.E. (1870). Note on a new genus of sponge from West Australia. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (4) 6: 272. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Erected for type species Echinospongia australis Gray, 1870, which is a Axos. The name was also used for a freshwater sponge, Echinospongia brichardi Brien, 1974. This was renamed Echinospongilla by Manconi & Pronzato, 2002. [details]