Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Clathria (Clathria) inanchorata Ridley & Dendy, 1886

  • Clathria inanchorata Ridley, S.O. & Dendy, A. 1886. Preliminary report on the Monaxonida collected by H.M.S. Challenger. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 5 18: 325-351, 470-493 [475].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH 1887.5.2.99 wet (NMV photo 38/20), 238 m, Bass Strait [39°20'S 145°30'E].




New South Wales

Extra Distribution Information

Twofold Bay and Wollongong; also Ternate, Moluccas.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38)

Ecological Descriptors

Filter-feeder, marine, sessile.

Extra Ecological Information

Depth 100–300 m; mud substrate.


General References

Hooper, J.N.A. 1996. Revision of Microcionidae (Porifera: Poecilosclerida: Demospongiae), with description of Australian species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 40: 1-626 [Date published 01/06/1996] [116]


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
12-Jun-2014 15-Dec-2011 MOVED
28-Feb-2012 13-Apr-2011 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)