CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Hexactinellida (class)  »  Lyssacinosida (order)  »  Rossellidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 323015 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Rosella levis   (Kirkpatrick, 1907)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges
Family: 10 323 Rossellidae (glass sponges) - show full list
Common Name: [a glass sponge]
Organism Type: a glass sponge
Synonyms: Rosella nuda (mis-identification)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in subantarctic/Antarctic waters:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Taxon Notes:This species has previously been confused with Rosella nuda, but is a distinct species. See Göcke & Janussen, 2013.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-21
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Göcke, C., Janussen, D., 2013. Hexactinellida of the genus Rosella, of ANT XXIV/2 (SYSTCO I) Expedition - Antarctic Eastern Weddell Sea., Zootaxa, Vol. 3692(1): 102-122.
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