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Porifera taxon details

Hemiasterellidae Lendenfeld, 1889

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Genus Adreus Gray, 1867
Genus Axos Gray, 1867
  » Species Axos cliftoni Gray, 1867
  » Species Axos flabelliformis Carter, 1879
  » Species Axos anchorata Carter, 1881 accepted as Fibulia anchorata (Carter, 1881) (genus transfer)
  » Species Axos fibulata Carter, 1881 accepted as Gelliodes fibulata (Carter, 1881) (genus transfer)
  » Species Axos spinipoculum Carter, 1879 accepted as Diacarnus spinipoculum (Carter, 1879) (genus transfer)
Genus Galaxia Turner, 2020
Genus Hemiasterella Carter, 1879
  » Species Hemiasterella affinis Carter, 1879
  » Species Hemiasterella ajax (de Laubenfels, 1950)
  » Species Hemiasterella aristoteliana Voultsiadou-Koukoura & van Soest, 1991
  » Species Hemiasterella bouilloni (Thomas, 1973)
  » Species Hemiasterella callocyathus (Sollas, 1888)
  » Species Hemiasterella complicata Topsent, 1919
  » Species Hemiasterella digitata Burton, 1929
  » Species Hemiasterella elongata Topsent, 1928
  » Species Hemiasterella intermedia Dendy, 1922
  » Species Hemiasterella magna Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
  » Species Hemiasterella strongylophora Lévi, 1956
  » Species Hemiasterella topsenti (Lévi & Lévi, 1983)
  » Species Hemiasterella typus Carter, 1879
  » Species Hemiasterella vasiformis (Kirkpatrick, 1903)
  » Species Hemiasterella verae Idan, Shefer, Feldstein & Ilan, 2021
  » Species Hemiasterella camelus Van Soest, 2017 accepted as Paratimea camelus (Van Soest, 2017)
Genus Leptosastra Topsent, 1904
Genus Liosina Thiele, 1899

Genus Echinospongia Gray, 1870 accepted as Axos Gray, 1867 (junior synonym)
  » Species Echinospongia australis Gray, 1870 accepted as Axos cliftoni Gray, 1867 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Genus Epallax Sollas, 1888 accepted as Hemiasterella Carter, 1879 (junior synonym)
  » Species Epallax ajax de Laubenfels, 1950 accepted as Hemiasterella ajax (de Laubenfels, 1950) (genus transfer)
  » Species Epallax callocyathus Sollas, 1888 accepted as Hemiasterella callocyathus (Sollas, 1888) (genus transfer)
  » Species Epallax incrustans Topsent, 1890 accepted as Jaspis incrustans (Topsent, 1890) (genus transfer)
Genus Hemiastrella accepted as Hemiasterella Carter, 1879 (misspelling of genus name)
  » Species Hemiastrella digitata Burton, 1929 accepted as Hemiasterella digitata Burton, 1929 (misspelling of genus name)
  » Species Hemiastrella vasiformis (Kirkpatrick, 1903) accepted as Hemiasterella vasiformis (Kirkpatrick, 1903) (misspelling of genus name)
Genus Kalastrella Kirkpatrick, 1903 accepted as Hemiasterella Carter, 1879 (junior synonym)
Genus Tylaspis Lévi & Lévi, 1983 accepted as Hemiasterella Carter, 1879 (junior synonym)
Genus Vibulinus Gray, 1867 accepted as Stelligera Gray, 1867 (junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Lendenfeld, R. von. (1889). Das System der Spongien. <em>Biologisches Zentralblatt.</em> 9 (4): 113-127. [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. Hemiasterellidae Lendenfeld, 1889. Accessed at: on 2022-05-24
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original description Lendenfeld, R. von. (1889). Das System der Spongien. <em>Biologisches Zentralblatt.</em> 9 (4): 113-127. [details]   

taxonomy source Hooper, J.N.A. (2002). Family Hemiasterellidae Lendenfeld, 1889. pp. 186-195 <i>in</i>: Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (Eds.). Systema Porifera: a guide to the classification of sponges. (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). (look up in IMIS[details]  Full text PDF 

taxonomy source Hooper, J. N. A. (2002 [2004]). Family Hemiasterellidae Lendenfeld, 1889. Pp. 186–195. <em>In: </em>Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (2002 [2004]). <em>Systema Porifera. A Guide to the Classification of Sponges.</em> (2 volumes). Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publ., New York. 1708+XLVIII. ISBN 978-1-4615-0747-5 (eBook electronic version). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Morrow, C.; Cárdenas, P. (2015). Proposal for a revised classification of the Demospongiae (Porifera). <em>Frontiers in Zoology.</em> 12: 7., available online at
page(s): 12 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Morrow, C.; Cárdenas, P.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Picton, B.; McCormack, G.; Van Soest, R.; Collins, A.; Redmond, N.; Maggs, C.; Sigwart, J.; Allcock, L.A. (2019). Integrating morphological and molecular taxonomy with the revised concept of Stelligeridae (Porifera: Demospongiae). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 187 (1): 31-81., available online at
page(s): 75 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Van Soest, R.W.M. (2001). Porifera, <b><i>in</i></b>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification</i>. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 85-103. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 
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