- Holotype: USNM 22962, collected on 28 June 1949.
- Type locality: “at the west end of the lagoon, Majuro Atoll, in the miniature lagoon near Laura Islet. The depth was 2 meters, and the substrate was dead coral”.
- de Laubenfels, M.W. 1954. The Sponges of the West-Central Pacific. Oregon State Monographs. Studies in Zoology 7: i–x, 1–306, pls I–XII. BHL
- Bergquist, P.R. & Kelly, M. 2004. Taxonomy of some Halisarcida and Homosclerophorida (Porifera: Demospongiae) from the Indo-Pacific. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 38(1): 51–66. DOI: 10.1080/00288330.2004.9517217 . Reference page.