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Calcareous Sponges

Calcarea

Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Calcarea
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Calcarea
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List, NMNH Invertebrate Zoology, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, Moorea Biocode, Austria Species List, Australia Species List, Brazil Species List, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, Fiji Species List, France Species List, Germany Species List, Greenland Species List, Guinea Bissau Species List, Iran Species List, Ireland Species List, Italy Species List, Norway Species List, Mineralogy, Philippines Species List, Portugal Species List, Seychelles Species List, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Sweden Species List, Taiwan Species List, Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands, The Netherlands Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Balearic Sea Species List, Bali Sea Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Bay of Biscay Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bay of Fundy Species List, Beaufort Sea Species List, Bering Sea Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Bismarck Sea Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Celtic Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List, Chukchi Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Davis Strait Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, English Channel Species List, Flores Sea Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Alaska Species List, Gulf of Boni Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland Species, Indian Ocean Species List, Ionian Sea Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Makassar Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, North Sea Species List, Red Sea Species List, Savu Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Sea of Okhostk Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Skagerrak Species List, Solomon Sea Species List, South China Sea Species List, Tyrrhenian Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, Gulf of Oman Species List, and Fairbairn 2013
Calcarea Bowerbank 1862
Class recognized by World Register of Marine Species
Calcarea Bowerbank 1864

Alternative Names

Alasonia Šírková 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aphlebospongia Šírková 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aphrosalpinx
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aplosphecion Pomel 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Apocoelia Rigby 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aulocyclus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aulospongia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Blastinoidea Richardson & Thacker 1920
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Blastulospongia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bortepesia Boika 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brevisiphonella Russo 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calicia Dullo & Lein 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calymenospongia Elliott 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Canistrumella Rigby 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Caucasocoelia Boiko 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chantonia Termier, Termier & Vachard 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chuvashovia Vachard & Montenat 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Claracrusta Vachard & Montenat 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clifdenella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cnemicopanon Pomel 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Coeloconia Pomel 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Coniatopenia Pomel 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Conilalia Vachard 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Conispongia Etallon 1859
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Conocoelia Zittel 1878
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Consobrinomia Termier, Termier & Vachard 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cystospongia Sheng 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diasterofungia Fromentel 1861
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diestosphecion Pomel 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplostoma
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Discocoeila
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dyoconia Pomel 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dyocopanon Pomel 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eflugelia Vachard 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epeudea Fromentel 1860
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Esprella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euzittelia Zeise 1897
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Evlaniopsis Vachard & Montenat 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Faniathalamia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fistulisponga
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fistulispongina Termier & Termier 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Follicalena
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heterostella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hoeverites Krautter & Krüger 2009
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Innaecoelia Boiko 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Inobolia Hinde 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Khalfinaea Webby & Lin Baoyu 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kuraya Romanenko 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Laccosiphonella Aleotti, Dieci & Russo 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lamellispongia Boika 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lichuanospongia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Menathalamia Reitner & Engeser 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Montanaroa Russo 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Murguiathalamia Reitner & Engeser 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nematosalpinx Myagkova 1955
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nibionia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Olangocoelia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oligoplagia Herak 1943
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachymura Welter 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachytilodia Zittel 1878
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeopora Beauvais 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeoschada
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palermocoelia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paracorynella Sheng 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paristellispongia Sheng 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paruvanella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pharetrospongia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phragmocoelia Ott 1974
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plectinia Pocta 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polycladium Qian & Xiao 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polycnemiseudea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polycystocoelia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polyendostoma Roemer 1864
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polypatina Arendt 1960
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Porosphaerella Welter 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Praephobetractinia Kozur 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Praethalamopora Russo 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protoleucon
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protosycon Zittel 1878
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudodictyocoelia Boika 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoimperatgoria
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoverticillites Boiko 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Racemina Termier & Termier 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Radiothalamos Pickett & Rigby 1983
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rahbahthalmia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rauffia Zeise 1897
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Reticulocoelia Cuif 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rigbyetia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rigbyspongia de Freitas 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rlgbyetia Webby & Lin Baoyu 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sagittularia Welter 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Scribroporella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sebargasia Steinmann 1882
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sinustacheoides Termier, Termier & Vachard 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Solenocoelia Cuif 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Solidothalamia Sheng 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stollanella Bizzarini & Russo 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stromatocoelia Fan & Zhang 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Taraxaculum Bengtson 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thamnonema Sollas 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trachyphlyctia Pomel 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trachysinia Hinde 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trachyspecion
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trachytila
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tremospongia d'Orbigny 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Valuzieria Termier, Termier & Vachard 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vascothalmia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Virmula Gregorio 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wanella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Winwoodia Richardson & Thacker 1920
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zigzagella Jiang & Huang 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

calcareous sponges preferred
calcareous sponge
Recognized by Paleobiology Database
calcareous sponges

Azb

کیرج‌لی سونگرلر preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sr Ec

Калкареа preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sr El

Kalkarea preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Afrikaans

Kalksponse preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

إسفنجيات جيرية preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Kirəcli süngərlər preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Варовикови водни гъби preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Esponja calcària preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

vápenatí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

kalksvampe preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Kalksponzen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
kalksponzen

Esperanto

Kalkecaj sponguloj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Kalkkisienet preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

Galician

Calcispongiae preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Kalkschwämme preferred

Hebrew

גירנים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Mészszivacsok preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

石灰海綿綱 preferred
Recognized by piaf and admin
石灰海綿

Lithuanian

Kalkinės pintys preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Kalksvamper preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Occitan

Espongas calcàrias preferred
Recognized by chant30 and admin

Persian

اسفنج‌های آهکی preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Gąbki wapienne preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

известковые губки preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

Калкареа preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Vápnice preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Kalksvampar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
kalksvampar

Telugu

కాల్కేరియా preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

ฟองน้ำแคลคาเรีย preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

вапнякові губки preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Calcarea

GBIF classification

Animalia
Porifera
Calcarea (this page)
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