Clathria prolifera

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Clathria prolifera


Taxonavigation: Poecilosclerida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Parazoa
Phylum: Porifera
Classis: Demospongiae
Subclassis: Heteroscleromorpha
Ordo: Poecilosclerida

Familia: Microcionidae
Subfamilia: Microcioninae
Genus: Clathria
Subgenus: Clathria (Clathria)
Species: Clathria prolifera



Clathria prolifera (Ellis & Solander, 1786)

  • Type data: unknown. [Unlocated collection fide Stone (1986)]
  • Type locality: “New Jersey”.


  • Spongia prolifera Ellis & Solander, 1786: 189 [original combination]



Primary references

  • Ellis, J. & Solander, D. 1786. The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes, collected from various parts of the globe by the late John Ellis... Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. B. White & Son: London. xii + 208 pp., 63 plates. BHL Reference page