Sycettusa pelagica


Taxonavigation: Leucosoleniida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Classis: Calcarea
Subclassis: Calcaronea
Ordo: Leucosoleniida

Familia: Heteropiidae
Genus: Sycettusa
Species: Sycettusa pelagica


Sycettusa pelagica (Ridley, 1881)

  • Holotype: BMNH 1879.12.27.17.
  • Type locality: “Victoria Bank (off S.E. Brazil), 39 fathoms”.


  • Nardoa pelagica Ridley, 1881: 133 [original combination]


Primary referencesEdit

  • Ridley, S.O. 1881. XI. Spongida. Horny and Siliceous Sponges of Magellan Straits, S.W. Chili, and Atlantic off SW Brazil. In: Günther, A. (Ed.). Account of the Zoological Collections made during the Survey of H.M.S. 'Alert' in the Straits of Magellan and on the Coast of Patagonia. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 49(1): 107–141, pls X–XI. BHL Reference page