Cyamon quinqueradiatum

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Taxonavigation: Axinellida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Classis: Demospongiae
Subclassis: Heteroscleromorpha
Ordo: Axinellida

Familia: Raspailiidae
Subfamilia: Cyamoninae
Genus: Cyamon
Species: Cyamon quinqueradiatum


  • Cyamon quinqueradiatum (Carter, 1880)
Syntypes: BMNH 1954.2.23.8 (original lost).
Type locality: Gulf of Manaar.


  • Microciona quinqueradiata Carter 1880: 43, pl. IV fig. 5a-e (Gulf of Manaar, India).
  • Cyamon quinqueradiatum Dendy 1905: 178 (Gulf of Manaar, Sri Lanka); van Soest, Carballo & Hooper, 2012: figs. 14A–D, 14E (right).


  • Carter H.J., 1880: Report on specimens dredged up from the Gulf of Manaar and presented to the Liverpool Free Museum by Capt. W.H. Cawne Warren. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (5) 6: 35–61, 129–156. DOI: 10.1080/00222938009458893.

  • van Soest, Rob W.M., José L. Carballo & John N.A. Hooper, 2012: Polyaxone monaxonids: revision of raspailiid sponges with polyactine megascleres (Cyamon and Trikentrion). ZooKeys, 239: 1–70. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.239.3734.