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  Family Spongillidae

Genus Radiospongilla

    Species R. crateriformis -- Wisconsin!
    Species R. cerebellata -- North America.
    Species R. amazonensis
    Species R. cantonensis
    Species R. cinerea
    Species R. hemephydatia
    Species R. hispidula
    Species R. hozawai
    Species R. indica
    Species R. inesi
    Species R. multispinifera
    Species R. philippinensis
    Species R. sansibarica
    Species R. sceptroides
    Species R. sendai
    Species R. sinoica
    Species R. streptasteriformis

Taxon Information

The Genus Radiospongilla has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Radiospongilla, [North America] (Reiswig & Ricciardi, 2010).
  • Radiospongilla, [Wisconsin?] (Annesley et al., 2008).
  • Radiospongilla, 2 species, 1 widely distributed species, 1 exotic TX [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Radiospongilla, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).


  • Reiswig, H.M. & T.M. Frost & A. Ricciardi. 2010. Porifera. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 91-123.
  • Annesley, J., J. Jass & D. Watermolen. 2008. Wisconsin freshwater sponge species documented by scanning electron microscopy. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 23(2): 263-272. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Porifera (Sponges). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 41-60.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.

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