Vulcanella gracilis


Taxonavigation: Astrophorina 

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

Familia: Vulcanellidae
Genus: Vulcanella
Species: Vulcanella gracilis


Vulcanella gracilis (Sollas, 1888)

  • Holotype: BMNH–146 (slides), collected by H.M.S. Challenger Expedition in August 1873.
  • Type locality: “St. lago, Porto Praya, Cape Verde Island; depth, 100 to 128 fathoms”.


  • Sphinctrella gracilis Sollas, 1888: 89 [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