Callipelta ornata


Taxonavigation: Astrophorina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Classis: Demospongiae
Subclassis: Heteroscleromorpha
Ordo: Tetractinellida
Subordo: Astrophorina

Familia: Neopeltidae
Genus: Callipelta
Species: Callipelta ornata


Callipelta ornata Sollas, 1888: 309

  • Holotype: BMNH 1877.5.21.1382, collected by H.M.S. Challenger Expedition on 26 September 1874.
  • Type locality: “Station 192, off the Ki Islands, south of Papua; lat. 5°49'15" S., long. 132°14'15" E.; depth, 140 fathoms”.


Primary referencesEdit

  • Sollas, W.J. 1888. Report on the Tetractinellida collected by H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology. 25(part 63): I–CLXVIII + 1–458, pl. 1–44. BHL Reference page