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Hexactinellid Sponges

Hexactinellida

Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Hexactinellida
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Hexactinellida
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List, NMNH Invertebrate Zoology, AnAge, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, AnAge articles, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, EOL authors, Austria Species List, Australia Species List, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, SERPENT Project, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Ecuador Species List, France Species List, Germany Species List, Guinea Bissau Species List, Italy Species List, Montserrat Species List, Mineralogy, Philippines Species List, Russia Species List, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Sweden Species List, The Bahamas Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Baffin Bay Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Bay of Biscay Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bering Sea Species List, Black Sea Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Davis Strait Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, Flores Sea Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Alaska Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Labrador Sea Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Makassar Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, Halmahera Sea Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, Savu Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Sea of Okhostk Species List, Solomon Sea Species List, South China Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, and South Pacific Species List

Alternative Names

Acanothyra
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acanthactinella Hinde 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acloeodictya
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aglithodictya Hall & Clarke 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Antrispongia Quenstedt 1878
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Arystidictyon
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Asociatella Hurcewicz 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Astroconia Sollas 1881
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aulacosia Rauff 1933
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Azyrtalia Nazarov 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Baccispongia Quenstedt 1877
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Belonisia Rauff 1933
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Botryodictya Hall & Clarke 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Caesaria Quenstedt 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calpidospongia Wu 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Carbonella Hurcewicz & Czarniecki 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Caseispongia Quenstedt 1878
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chirospongia Miller 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cincliderma Hinde 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Crepospongia Wu 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Crucispongia Quenstedt 1877
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cryptodictya Hall 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyrtobolia Pocta 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Czarnockiella Hurcewicz & Czarniecki 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Decumbispongia Botting, Muir, Li & Lin 2013
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dialyscyphia Hurcewicz & Czarniecki 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dictyophyton
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dictyorhabdus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diphyllospira Herrmann-Degen 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplopleura Regnard 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dvorcia Nekvasilová & Štemproková 1960
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Emploca Sollas 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eospicula
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eubrochus Sollas 1876
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euplectinella Termier, Termier & Thibieroz 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eutactostomium Herrmann-Degen 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Farreopsis Schrammen 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Flosculus Xiping & Knoll 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gonamispongia Korshunov 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gongylospongia Hall & Clarke 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Griphodictya Hall & Clarke 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Haljalaspongia Botting & Rhebergen 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hallodictya Hall & Clarke 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hemidiscella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hexactractiella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hintzesnonaia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hodsia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hydnocerina Clarke 1920
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Idiodictyon de Laubenfels 1955
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Intextum
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Iowaspongia Thomas 1923
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Irpaspongia Mehl & Mostler 1994
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kaiyangites Qian & Yin 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Koleostoma Regnard 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Larispongia Carrera 1998
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lasiothrix
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lecanocoelospongia Wu 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lobospongia Hurcewicz 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lonsda de Laubenfels 1955
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lopanella Pocta 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mastodictya Hall & Clarke 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mastodictyum Sollas 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megastylia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mimeticosia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Multiloqua de Laubenfels 1955
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Multivasculatus Howell & Van Houten 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mysterium de Laubenfels 1955
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nephelispongia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nitidus de Laubenfels 1955
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oospongia Wu 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oxyrhizium Schrammen 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ozospongia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachylepisma Schrammen 1902
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeostauronema
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paleophragmodictya Gehling & Rigby 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paleostauronema Hurcewicz 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paracraticularia Schrammen 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parahexactinella Reid 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Periplectum
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Petalope Pocta 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phormosella Hinde 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Placochlaenia Pomel 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Placospongia Wu 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plecteurete Herrmann-Degen 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plecteurette
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plectospyris Sollas 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pleodioria Öpik 1961
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polonoscyphia Hurcewicz 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polyosepia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polyplectella Ruedemann 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polyschema Oppliger 1915
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polystigmatium Schrammen 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polysyge
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Poriferella Hurcewicz 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Prenehydnoceras Hurcewicz & Czarniecki 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Proeurete Schrammen 1902
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protremadictyon Hurcewicz 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Psephosyllogus Schrammen 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudotragos Nutsubidze 1965
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pyrenospongia Wu 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ramulospongia Hurcewicz 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Repospongia Hurcewicz & Czarniecki 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhabdosispongia Hall & Clarke 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhakistella Weller 1931
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhombedonium Schrammen 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhombodictyon Whitfield 1886
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhopalicna
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rigbykia Özdikmen 2009
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Roemerispongia Hall & Clarke 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Spiractinella Hinde 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sulugurella Pelman, Ermak, Fedorov, Luchinina, Zhuravleva, Repina, Bondarev & Borodaevskaya 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Synaulia Pocta 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Testiispongia Rigby 1983
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Textispongia Quenstedt 1877
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Uphantena
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Uralonema
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ursaspongia Rigby 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ventriculita
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Walcottella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Xenoschrammenus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zittelospongia Malfatti 1901
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Hexactinellid
hexactinellid sponges preferred
glass sponge
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Afrikaans

Glassponse preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Altışüalı süngərlər preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bengali

হেক্সাক্টিন্যালিড preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Силициеви preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Hexactinèl·lid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

křemité houby preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

glassponzen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Hexactinellid-sponguloj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Lasisienet preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

Galician

Hyalospongiae preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Glasschwämme preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, mckinnel, and admin

Hebrew

זכוכנים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Üvegszivacsok preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Italian

Hyalospongiae preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

六放海綿綱 preferred
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Lithuanian

Stiklapintys preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

اسفنج‌های شیشه‌ای preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Gąbki szklane preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

шестилучевые губки preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

Хексактинелида preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Košovky preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Glassvampar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

шестипроменеві губки preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Hexactinellida

GBIF classification

Animalia
Porifera
Hexactinellida (this page)
1521 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
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