Geodia eosaster


Taxonavigation: Astrophorina 

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

Familia: Geodiidae
Genus: Geodia
Species: Geodia eosaster


Geodia eosaster (Sollas, 1888)

  • Holotype: BMNH 1889.1.1.87, collected by H.M.S. Challenger Expedition in June 1874.
  • Type locality: “Port Jackson, 6 to 15 fathoms”.


  • Cydonium eosaster Sollas, 1888: 225 [original combination]


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