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Hyrtios Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864

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Duriella Row, 1911 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Dysideopsis Lendenfeld, 1888 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Heteronema Keller, 1889 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Inodes de Laubenfels, 1957 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Oligoceras Schulze, 1880 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Sarcomus Fol, 1890 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Thorectopsamma Burton, 1934 · unaccepted (junior synonym)


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  1. Species Hyrtios altus (Poléjaeff, 1884)
  2. Species Hyrtios arenosus (Thiele, 1905)
  3. Species Hyrtios caracasensis (Carter, 1882)
  4. Species Hyrtios cavernosus (Vacelet, Vasseur & Lévi, 1976)
  5. Species Hyrtios collectrix (Schulze, 1880)
  6. Species Hyrtios communis (Carter, 1885)
  7. Species Hyrtios digitatus (Lendenfeld, 1888)
  8. Species Hyrtios elegans (Lendenfeld, 1888)
  9. Species Hyrtios erectus (Keller, 1889)
  10. Species Hyrtios proteus Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
  11. Species Hyrtios pulcher (Carter, 1885)
  12. Species Hyrtios reticulatus (Thiele, 1899)
  13. Species Hyrtios sororia (Thiele, 1905)
  14. Species Hyrtios spinifer (Poléjaeff, 1884)
  15. Species Hyrtios vinciguerrae (Sarà, 1978)
  16. Species Hyrtios violaceus (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
  17. Species Hyrtios arenosa accepted as Hyrtios arenosus (Thiele, 1905) (agreement in gender)
  18. Species Hyrtios cavernosus (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Hyattella cavernosa (Pallas, 1766) (genus transfer)
  19. Species Hyrtios dendyi (Ferrer Hernandez, 1923) accepted as Dysidea dendyi (Ferrer Hernandez, 1923) (genus transfer)
  20. Species Hyrtios erecta (Keller, 1889) accepted as Hyrtios erectus (Keller, 1889) (agreement in gender)
  21. Species Hyrtios eubamma (de Laubenfels, 1954) accepted as Hyrtios communis (Carter, 1885)
  22. Species Hyrtios fusca (Ridley, 1884) accepted as Hyrtios erectus (Keller, 1889) (junior synonym)
  23. Species Hyrtios musciformis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Iotrochota birotulata (Higgin, 1877) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
  24. Species Hyrtios tubulatus Lehnert & van Soest, 1998 accepted as Dysidea lehnerti Van Soest & Hooper, 2020 (genus transfer and preoccupied)
  25. Species Hyrtios psellus (De Laubenfels, 1936) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  26. Species Hyrtios vilis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Duchassaing de Fonbressin, P.; Michelotti, G. (1864). Spongiaires de la mer Caraibe. <em>Natuurkundige verhandelingen van de Hollandsche maatschappij der wetenschappen te Haarlem.</em> 21(2): 1-124, pls I-XXV.
page(s): 74 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Boury-Esnault, N.; Cárdenas, P.; Díaz, M.-C.; Dohrmann, M.; Downey, R.; Goodwin, C.; Hajdu, E.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Kelly, M.; Klautau, M.; Lim, S.C.; Manconi, R.; Morrow, C.; Pinheiro, U.; Pisera, A.B.; Ríos, P.; Rützler, K.; Schönberg, C.; Turner, T.; Vacelet, J.; van Soest, R.W.M.; Xavier, J. (2024). World Porifera Database. Hyrtios Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-05-24
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original description Duchassaing de Fonbressin, P.; Michelotti, G. (1864). Spongiaires de la mer Caraibe. <em>Natuurkundige verhandelingen van de Hollandsche maatschappij der wetenschappen te Haarlem.</em> 21(2): 1-124, pls I-XXV.
page(s): 74 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Heteronema Keller, 1889) Keller, C. (1889). Die Spongienfauna des rothen Meeres (I. Hälfte). <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 48: 311-405, pls XX-XXV. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 339 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Oligoceras Schulze, 1880) Schulze, F.E. (1880). Untersuchungen über den Bau und die Entwicklung der Spongien. Achte Mittheilung. Die Gattung <i>Hircinia</i> Nardo und <i>Oligoceras</i> n.g. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> V. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Dysideopsis Lendenfeld, 1888) Lendenfeld, R. von. (1888). Descriptive Catalogue of the Sponges in the Australian Museum, Sidney. (Taylor & Francis: London). i-xiv, 1-260, pls 1-12.
page(s): 155 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Dysideopsis Lendenfeld, 1888) Lendenfeld, R. von. (1889). A Monograph of the Horny Sponges. (Trübner and Co.: London). iii-iv, 1-936, pls 1-50., available online at;view=1up;seq=1
page(s): 433-439 [details]   

original description  (of Thorectopsamma Burton, 1934) Burton, M. (1934). Sponges. <em>Scientific Reports of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29.</em> 4 (14): 513-621, pls 1-2., available online at
page(s): 577 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Duriella Row, 1911) Row, R.W.H. (1911). Reports on the Marine Biology of the Sudanese Red Sea, from Collections made by Cyril Crossland, M.A., B.Sc., F.Z.S. XIX. Report on the Sponges collected by Mr. Cyril Crossland in 1904-5. Part II. Non-Calcarea. <em>Journal of the Linnean Society. Zoology.</em> 31 (208): 287-400, pls 35-41. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Inodes de Laubenfels, 1957) Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1957). New Species and Records of Hawaiian Sponges. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 11: 236-251. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Sarcomus Fol, 1890) Fol, H. (1890). On the Anatomy of Horny Sponges belonging to the Genus <i>Hircinia</i>, and on a new Genus. <i>The Annals and Magazine of natural History, 6: 172-174</i>.
page(s): 173 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Sarcomus Fol, 1890) Fol, H. (1890). Sur l'anatomie des éponges cornées du genre <i>Hircinia</i> et sur un genre nouveau. <i>Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences, CX: 1209-1211</i>.
page(s): 1209 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 

additional source Bergquist, P.R. (1980). A revision of the supraspecific classification of the orders Dictyoceratida, Dendroceratida and Verongida (class Demospongiae). <em>New Zealand Journal of Zoology.</em> 7 (4): 443-503.
page(s): 460-464 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Laubenfels, M.W. de. (1948). The order Keratosa of the phylum Porifera. A monographic study. <em>Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation.</em> 3: 1-217.
page(s): 160-161 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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