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Editor, Dr John Hooper (john.hooper@qm.qld.gov.au)
Queensland Museum, PO Box 3300, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
Editor, Dr Eduardo Hajdu (eduardo.hajdu@gmail.com
Museu Nacional, UFRJ, Quinta da Boa Vista, s/n, 20940-040, s/n Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
Editor, Dr Michelle Klautau (mklautau@biologia.ufrj.br
Instituto de Biologia - Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Av. Carlos Chagas Filho 373 - CCS - Bloco A - Sala A0-100 Ilha do Fundăo - Rio de Janeiro - RJ - BRASIL CEP: 21941-902

Editor, Dr Dirk Erpenbeck (porifera.zootaxa.erpenbeck@gmail.com)
Department for Geo- and Environmental Sciences, Section Palaeontology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen, Richard-Wagner-Strasse 10, 80333 Muenchen, Germany
Editor, Dr Nicole de Voogd (nicole.devoogd@naturalis.nl)
Department Marine Zoology, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, PO Box 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands.

2014

Article
Zootaxa 3838 (4): 445–461 (21 Jul. 2014)
Dictyoceratida (Porifera: Demospongiae) from Tropical Southwestern Atlantic (Northeastern Brazil, Sergipe State) and the description of three new species
JOANA SANDES & ULISSES PINHEIRO
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Article
Zootaxa 3835 (4): 401–436 (14 Jul. 2014)
Taxonomy of Clathria (Thalysias) (Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida: Microcionidae) from the Colombian Caribbean, with description of three new species
SVEN ZEA, ANGÉLICA RODRÍGUEZ & ANA MARÍA MARTÍNEZ
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Article
Zootaxa 3835 (1): 097–109 (9 Jul. 2014)
New species of Haliclona (Demospongiae: Haplosclerida: Chalinidae) from Western Australia
JANE FROMONT & DAVID A. ABDO
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Article
Zootaxa 3826 (2): 341–355 (30 Jun. 2014)
Aleutian Ancorinidae (Porifera, Astrophorida): Description of three new species from the genera Stelletta and Ancorina
HELMUT LEHNERT & ROBERT P. STONE
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3823 (1): 001–084 (26 Jun. 2014)
Taxonomic review of Hadromerida (Porifera, Demospongiae) from British Columbia, Canada, and adjacent waters, with the description of nine new species
William C. Austin, Bruce S. Ott, Henry M. Reiswig, Paula Romagosa & Neil G. McDaniel
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Article
Zootaxa 3815 (3): 386–396 (16 Jun. 2014)
A new species of Abyssocladia (Porifera, Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida, Cladorhizidae) and other carnivorous sponges from the far eastern Solomon Islands
JEAN VACELET & MICHELLE KELLY
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Article
Zootaxa 3814 (4): 451–477 (11 Jun. 2014)
Two new desma-less species of Theonella Gray, 1868 (Demospongiae: Astrophorida: Theonellidae), from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, and a re-evaluation of one species assigned previously to Dercitus Gray, 1867
KATHRYN A. HALL, MERRICK G. EKINS & JOHN N.A. HOOPER
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3805 (1): 001–129 (29 May 2014)
Diversity of sponges (Porifera) from cryptic habitats on the Belize barrier reef near Carrie Bow Cay
KLAUS RÜTZLER, CARLA PIANTONI, ROB W. M. VAN SOEST & M. CRISTINA DÍAZ
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Article
Zootaxa 3794 (3): 301–343 (7 May 2014)
Reef sponges of the genus Agelas (Porifera: Demospongiae) from the Greater Caribbean
FERNANDO J. PARRA-VELANDIA, SVEN ZEA& ROB W. M. VAN SOEST
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Erratum
Zootaxa 3793 (5): 600 (2 May 2014)
Erratum: GEORGE GARCIA SANTOS, LOYANA DOCIO & ULISSES PINHEIRO (2014) Two new species of the family Niphatidae van Soest, 1980 from Northeastern Brazil (Haplosclerida: Demospongiae: Porifera). Zootaxa, 3774, 265 –274.
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Article
Zootaxa 3793 (2): 273–280 (29 Apr. 2014)
Two new species of Haliclona Grant, 1836 (Haplosclerida: Chalinidae) from Sergipe State, Brazil
JOANA SANDES, ANDRÉ BISPO & ULISSES PINHEIRO
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Article
Zootaxa 3790 (1): 051–085 (16 Apr. 2014)
The genus Clathria from the Gulf of Mexico and Mexican Caribbean, with redescription and resurrection of Clathria carteri (Poecilosclerida: Microcionidae)
PATRICIA GÓMEZ
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Article
Zootaxa 3786 (2): 101–123 (9 Apr. 2014)
Four new species of Cladorhizidae (Porifera, Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from the Northeast Pacific
LONNY LUNDSTEN, HENRY M. REISWIG & WILLIAM C. AUSTIN

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Article 
Zootaxa 3774 (2): 265–274 (6 Mar. 2014)
Two new species of the family Niphatidae van Soest, 1980 from Northeastern Brazil (Haplosclerida: Demospongiae: Porifera)
GEORGE GARCIA SANTOS, LOYANA DOCIO & ULISSES PINHEIRO

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Article 
Zootaxa 3764 (5): 537–554 (13 Feb. 2014)
Three new species of the genus Paraleucilla Dendy, 1892 (Porifera, Calcarea) from the coast of Bahia State, Northeastern Brazil
FERNANDA F. CAVALCANTI, CARLA MENEGOLA & EMILIO LANNA

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Article 
Zootaxa 3760 (2): 141–179 (31 Jan. 2014)
New and rare sponges from the deep shelf of the Alboran Island 
(Alboran Sea, Western Mediterranean)
CČLIA SITJŔ & MANUEL MALDONADO

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2013

Article 
Zootaxa 3750 (4): 375–382 (20 Dec. 2013)
Cliona tumula sp. nov., a conspicuous, massive Symbiodinium-bearing clionaid from the lower Florida Keys (USA) (Demospongiae: Hadromerida: Clionaidae)

SARAH FRIDAY, ERICKA POPPELL & MALCOLM HILL

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Article 
Zootaxa 3750 (4): 357–366 (20 Dec. 2013)
Two new species of Aaptos (Demospongiae, Hadromerida) from Brazil (western Atlantic)
MARIANA de S. CARVALHO, suzane m. da silva & ULISSES PINHEIRO

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3744 (1): 001–064 (2 Dec. 2013)
Twelve new Demospongiae (Porifera) from Chilean fjords, with remarks upon sponge-derived biogeographic compartments in the SE Pacific
EDUARDO HAJDU, RUTH DESQUEYROUX-FAÚNDEZ, MARIANA DE SOUZA CARVALHO,
GISELE LÔBO-HAJDU & PHILIPPE WILLENZ

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Article
Zootaxa 3734 (2): 292–300 (5 Nov. 2013)
Two new species of Halichondrida (Demospongiae) and the first record of Phycopsis and Ciocalapata for Brazil
ANAÍRA LAGE, MARIANA DE S. CARVALHO & CARLA MENEGOLA

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Article 
Zootaxa 3718 (6): 530–544 (9 Oct. 2013)
Four new species of Plakinidae (Porifera: Homoscleromorpha) from Brazil

CELSO DOMINGOS, FERNANDO MORAES & GUILHERME MURICY

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Article
Zootaxa 3702 (4): 370–378 (28 Aug. 2013)
New species of Myrmekioderma (Demospongiae: Halichondrida: Heteroxyidae) from Brazil
JOANA SANDES & ULISSES PINHEIRO

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3700 (3): 597–600 (15 Aug. 2013)
First record of Damiria Keller, 1891 from Brazil, with the description of a new species (Poecilosclerida; Demospongiae; Porifera)
GEORGE GARCIA SANTOS & ULISSES PINHEIRO

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Article
Zootaxa 3700 (3): 573–582 (15 Aug. 2013)
Four new species of Haplosclerida (Porifera, Demospongiae) from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska
HELMUT LEHNERT & ROBERT P. STONE

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Article 
Zootaxa 3692 (1): 149–159 (25 Jul. 2013)
Two new species of calcareous sponges (Porifera: Calcarea) from the deep Antarctic Eckström Shelf and a revised list of species found in Antarctic waters
HANS TORE RAPP, CHRISTIAN GÖCKE, OLE SECHER TENDAL & DORTE JANUSSEN
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Article 
Zootaxa 3692 (1): 102–122 (25 Jul. 2013)
Hexactinellida of the genus Rossella, of ANT XXIV/2 (SYSTCO I) Expedition—Antarctic Eastern Weddell Sea
CHRISTIAN GÖCKE & DORTE JANUSSEN
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Article 
Zootaxa 3692 (1): 028–101 (25 Jul. 2013)
Demospongiae of ANT XXIV/2 (SYSTCO I) Expedition—Antarctic Eastern Weddell Sea
CHRISTIAN GÖCKE & DORTE JANUSSEN
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3682 (3): 495–500 (28 Jun. 2013)
Axinyssa ambrosia and Axinyssa yumae (Porifera, Halichondrida): two valid sponge species from the Caribbean Sea
SVEN ZEA, DIEGO VALDERRAMA & ANA MARÍA MARTÍNEZ

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Article
Zootaxa 3646 (4): 386–400 (06 May 2013)
Bathydorus laniger and Docosaccus maculatus (Lyssacinosida; Hexactinellida): Two new species of glass sponge from the abyssal eastern North Pacific Ocean 
AMANDA S. KAHN, JONATHAN B. GELLER, HENRY M. REISWIG & KENNETH L. SMITH, JR.
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Article
Zootaxa 3640 (2): 284–295 (17 Apr. 2013)
Clathria (Clathria) Schmidt, 1862 from Brazil with description of a new species and a review of records (Poecilosclerida: Demospongiae: Porifera)

LYDIA VIEIRA DE BARROS, GEORGE GARCIA SANTOS & ULISSES PINHEIRO

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3628 (1): 1–64 (18 Mar. 2013)
New glass sponges (Porifera: Hexactinellida) from deep waters of the central Aleutian Islands, Alaska
HENRY M. REISWIG & ROBERT P. STONE

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Article 
Zootaxa 3619 (3): 275–314 (28 Feb. 2013)
Taxonomic revision of Leucascus Dendy, 1892 (Porifera: Calcarea) with revalidation of Ascoleucetta Dendy & Frederick, 1924 and description of three new species
FERNANDA F. CAVALCANTI, HANS TORE RAPP & MICHELLE KLAUTAU

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3617 (1): 1–61 (25 Feb. 2013)
Sponges associated with octocorals in the Indo-Pacific, with the description of four new species
BARBARA CALCINAI, GIORGIO BAVESTRELLO, MARCO BERTOLINO, DANIELA PICA, DANIEL WAGNER & CARLO CERRANO

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2012

Article
Zootaxa 3544: 41–51 (8 Nov. 2012) 4 plates; 42 references             Accepted: 3 Oct. 2012
Biodiversity assessment in the Lower Mekong basin: First record of the genus Oncosclera (Porifera: Spongillina: Potamolepidae) from the Oriental Region 
RENATA MANCONI (Italy), NISIT RUENGSAWANG (Thailand), FABIO D. LEDDA (Italy), CHUTIMA HANJAVANIT (Thailand) & NARUMON SANGPRADUB (Thailand)

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Article
Zootaxa 3542: 1–48 (7 Nov. 2012) 22 plates; 92 references            Accepted: 20 Sept. 2012
Sponge biodiversity of South Georgia island with descriptions of fifteen new species 
CLAIRE GOODWIN (UK), PAUL E BREWIN (Falkland Islands) & PAUL BRICKLE (Falkland Islands)

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Article
Zootaxa 3480: 1–47 (12 Sept. 2012) 8 plates; 57 references                   Accepted: 16 Jul. 2012
A review of Ancorina, Stryphnus, and Ecionemia (Demospongiae, Astrophorida, Ancorinidae), with descriptions of new species from New Zealand waters 
MICHELLE KELLY & CARINA SIM-SMITH (New Zealand)

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Article
Zootaxa 3402: 1–23 (30 Jul. 2012) 7 plates; 51 references                  Accepted: 13 Apr. 2012
Phylogeny and an integrated biogeography of Acanthotetilla Burton, 1959 (Demospongiae: Spirophorida: Tetillidae): two-way traffic on the peri-African track
JULIO C.C. FERNANDEZ, SOLANGE PEIXINHO & EDUARDO HAJDU (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3395: 33–45 (23 Jul. 2012) 6 plates; 26 references                  Accepted: 28 May 2012
New species of Latrunculia from the Agulhas shelf, South Africa, with designation of a type species for subgenus Biannulata (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida, Latrunculiidae)
TOUFIEK SAMAAI (South Africa), LIESL JANSON (South Africa) & MICHELLE KELLY 
(New Zealand)

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Article
Zootaxa 3383: 1–13 (10 Jul. 2012) 6 plate; 30 references                  Accepted: 23 May 2012
Integrative taxonomy justifies a new genus, Nodastrella gen. nov., for North Atlantic "Rossella" species (Porifera: Hexactinellida: Rossellidae)
MARTIN DOHRMANN (Germany), CHRISTIAN GÖCKE (Germany), JOHN REED (USA) & DORTE JANUSSEN (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 3320: 47–55 (22 May 2012) 4 plates; 46 references                  Accepted: 19 Mar. 2012
Biodiversity assessment of the Lower Mekong Basin: A new species of Corvospongilla (Porifera: Spongillina: Spongillidae) from Thailand
NISIT RUENGSAWANG (Thailand), NARUMON SANGPRADUB (Thailand),
CHUTIMA HANJAVANIT (Thailand) & RENATA MANCONI (Italy)
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Article
Zootaxa 3314: 58–68 (16 May 2012) 4 plates; 29 references                  Accepted: 2 Apr. 2012
A new species of Halichondriidae, Topsentia vaceleti n. sp. (Halichondrida, Demospongiae, Porifera), collected from coralligenous bottoms of the Aegean Sea
EFTHIMIOS KEFALAS & JEANNE CASTRITSI-CATHARIOS (Greece)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3269: 65–68 (16 Apr. 2012) 1 plate; 20 references                  Accepted:19 Mar. 2012
Resurrection and redefinition of the genus Tubella (Porifera: Spongillidae) with a worldwide list of valid species 

ULISSES PINHEIRO & GILBERTO NICACIO (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3253: 1–53 (2 Apr. 2012) 25 plates; 128 references                  Accepted: 7 Feb. 2012
A review of Norwegian streptaster-bearing Astrophorida (Porifera: Demospongiae: Tetractinellida), new records and a new species 

PACO CÁRDENAS & HANS TORE RAPP (Norway)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3172: 20–38 (25 Jan. 2012) 2 plates; 26 references                          Accepted: 25 Nov. 2011
How diverse is sponge fauna in the Adriatic Sea?
TATJANA BAKRAN-PETRICIOLI, MIRKO RADOLOVIĆ & DONAT PETRICIOLI (Croatia)
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Article
Zootaxa 3155: 21–28 (10 Jan. 2012) 3 plate; 14 references                         Accepted: 03 Nov. 2011
On sand-bearing myxillid sponges, with a description of Psammochela tutiae sp. nov. (Poecilosclerida, Myxillina) from the northern Moluccas, Indonesia
NICOLE J. DE VOOGD (the Netherlands)
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2011

Editorial
Zootaxa 3148: 13–18 (23 Dec. 2011
Phylum Porifera Grant, 1826. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness 

JOHN N.A. HOOPER, ROB W.M. VAN SOEST & ANDRZEJ PISERA
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Article
Zootaxa 3132: 56–63 (15 Dec. 2011) 4 plates; 23 references                    Accepted: 03 Nov. 2011
New species of Radiospongilla (Porifera: Spongillidae) from Brazilian inland waters
GILBERTO NICACIO, WILLIAM SEVERI & ULISSES PINHEIRO (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3131: 52–62 (15 Dec. 2011) 5 plates; 13 references                     Accepted: 08 Nov. 2011
Cercicladia australis, a new carnivorous sponge with novel chelae from the Tasman Basin and the Argentine Patagonian Margin (Porifera, Cladorhizidae)
PILAR RIOS (Spain), MICHELLE KELLY (New Zealand) & JEAN VACELET (France)
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Article
Zootaxa 3085: 41–54 (31 Oct. 2011) 6 plates; 34 references                         Accepted: 22 Sep. 2011
A new Clathria (Demospongiae, Microcionidae) from Peru occurring on rocky
substrates as well as epibiontic on Eucidaris thouarsii sea urchins
L. KAREM AGUIRRE (Peru), YURI HOOKER (Peru), PHILIPPE WILLENZ (Belgium) & EDUARDO
HAJDU (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2994: 60–68 (12 Aug. 2011) 3 plates; 28 references                         Accepted: 8 Jun. 2011
Porifera, one new species Suberea purpureaflava n. sp. (Demospongiae, Verongida, Aplysinellidae) from northern Red Sea coral reefs, with short descriptions of Red Sea Verongida and known Suberea species 
JOCHEN GUGEL, MARIT WAGLER & FRANZ BRÜMMER (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 2978: 5 1–67 (28 Jul. 2011) 7 plates; 17 references                         Accepted: 4 Jul. 2011
Three new species of Tetilla Schmidt, 1868 (Tetillidae, Spirophorida, Demospongiae) from Bahia, northeastern Brazil
JULIO C. C. FERNANDEZ, SOLANGE PEIXINHO, ULISSES S. PINHEIRO & CARLA MENEGOLA (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2976: 55–68 (26 Jul. 2011) 6 plates; 17 references                         Accepted: 29 Jun. 2011
Three new remarkable carnivorous sponges (Porifera, Cladorhizidae) from deep New Zealand and Australian (Macquarie Island) waters
MICHELLE KELLY (New Zealand) & JEAN VACELET (France)
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Article
Zootaxa 2976: 32–54 (26 Jul. 2011) 7 plates; 37 references                         Accepted: 30 Jun. 2011
Two new genera in the family Podospongiidae (Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida) with eight new Western Pacific species
CARINA SIM-SMITH & MICHELLE KELLY (New Zealand)
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Article
Zootaxa 2925: 33–40 (21 Jun. 2011) 3 plates; 36 references                         Accepted: 25 May 2011
First records of Asbestopluma hypogea Vacelet and Boury-Esnault, 1996 (Porifera, Demospongiae Cladorhizidae) on seamounts and in bathyal settings of the Mediterranean Sea
RICARDO AGUILAR (Spain), MATTHIAS LÓPEZ CORREA (Germany), BARBARA CALCINAI (Italy),
XAVIER PASTOR (Spain), ANA DE LA TORRIENTE (Spain) & SILVIA GARCIA (Spain)
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Article
Zootaxa 2901: 19–34 (1 Jun. 2011) 7 plates; 30 references                        Accepted: 4 Apr. 2011
A new species of Sigmaxinella Dendy, 1897 (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida, Desmacellidae) from the Tasman Sea
KIRSTY D. MITCHELL, KATHRYN A. HALL & JOHN N. A. HOOPER (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2883: 1–22 (19 May 2011) 13 plates; 13 references                       Accepted: 3 Mar. 2011
Revision of Aspidoscopulia Reiswig, 2002 (Porifera: Hexactinellida: Farreidae) with description of two new species
KONSTANTIN R. TABACHNICK (Russia), LARISA L. MENSHENINA (Russia), ANDRZEJ PISERA
(Poland) & HERMANN EHRLICH (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2839: 1–46 (29 Apr. 2011) 19 plates; 118 references                  Accepted: 25 Mar. 2011
Sponges from Clipperton Island, East Pacific
ROB W.M. VAN SOEST (The Netherlands), KIRSTIE L. KAISER (USA) & ROBERT VAN SYOC (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2812: 41–62 (8 Apr. 2011) 9 plates; 44 references                            Accepted: 3 Mar. 2011
Revised description of a poorly known Mediterranean Dictyoceratid
bath sponge, Spongia (Spongia) zimocca (Schmidt, 1862) (Porifera: Demospongiae: Dictyoceratida)
JEANNE CASTRITSI-CATHARIOS (Greece), ROB W. M. VAN SOEST (The Netherlands), EFTHIMIOS
KEFALAS (Greece) & JEAN VACELET (France)
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Article
Zootaxa 2768: 5–31 (18 Feb. 2011) 15 plates; 88 references                          Accepted: 8 Jan. 2011
Molecular and morphological description of a new species of Halisarca (Demospongiae: Halisarcida) from Mediterranean Sea and a redescription of the type species Halisarca dujardini
ALEXANDER V. ERESKOVSKY (France), DENNIS V. LAVROV (USA), NICOLE BOURY-ESNAULT
(France) & JEAN VACELET (France)
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2010

Article
Zootaxa 2667: 64–68 (4 Nov. 2010) 3 plates; 10 references                                Accepted: 5 Oct. 2010
First record of Hyalascus (Hexactinellida: Rossellidae) from the Indian Ocean,
with description of a new species from a volcanic seamount in the Andaman Sea
SABYASACHI SAUTYA (India), KONSTANTIN R. TABACHNICK (Russia) & BABAN INGOLE
(India)
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Article
Zootaxa 2616: 1–30 (17 Sep. 2010) 12 plates; 73 references                          Accepted: 16 Aug. 2010
The most common sponges on the Great Barrier Reef seabed, Australia,
include species new to science (Phylum Porifera)
PATRICIA R. SUTCLIFFE, JOHN N.A. HOOPER & C. ROLAND PITCHER (Australia)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2603: 65–68 (6 Sep. 2010) 1 plates; 20 references                             Accepted: 19 Aug. 2010
First record of Cladocroce (Porifera: Haplosclerida: Chalinidae) from the Eastern Pacific ocean with the description of Cladocroce reina sp. nov.
JOSE MARIA AGUILAR-CAMACHO & JOSE LUIS CARBALLO (Mexico)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2422: 1–21 (9 Apr. 2010) 8 plates; 78 references                               Accepted: 22 Feb. 2010
Description and molecular phylogeny of Tethya leysae sp. nov. (Porifera, Demospongiae, Hadromerida) from the Canadian Northeast Pacific with remarks on the use of microtomography in sponge taxonomy
ISABEL HEIM & MICHAEL NICKEL (Germany)

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2009

 Article 
Zootaxa 2276: 1-39 (29 Oct. 2009) 16 plates; 107 references                          Accepted: 21 Sep. 2009
Morphological description and DNA barcodes of shallow-water Tetractinellida
(Porifera: Demospongiae) from Bocas del Toro, Panama, with description of a new species
PACO CÁRDENAS (Norway), CARLA MENEGOLA (Brazil), HANS TORE RAPP (Norway) & MARIA
CRISTINA DÍAZ (Venezuela)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2136: 1-20 (19 Jun. 2009) 10 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 22 May 2009
Hexactinellida (Porifera) from the ANDEEP III Expedition to the Weddell Sea, Antarctica
DORTE JANUSSEN (Germany) & HENRY M. REISWIG (Canada)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2107: 1-40 (15 May 2009) 14 plates; 95 references                          Accepted: 9 Apr. 2009
New sciophilous sponges from the Caribbean (Porifera: Demospongiae)
ROB W.M. VAN SOEST (The Netherlands)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2073: 57-68 (16 Apr. 2009) 4 plates; 16 references                           Accepted: 31 Mar. 2009
Two new species of Chondrocladia (Demospongiae: Cladorhizidae) with a new
spicule type from the deep south Pacific, and a discussion of the genus Meliiderma
JEAN VACELET (France), MICHELLE KELLY (New Zealand) & MONIKA SCHLACHERHOENLINGER
(Australia)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2072: 1-30 (14 Apr. 2009) 11 plates; 60 references                           Accepted: 9 Mar. 2009
New records of Calcareous sponges (Porifera, Calcarea) from the Chilean coast
 
FERNANDA AZEVEDO (Brazil), EDUARDO HAJDU (Brazil), PHILIPPE WILLENZ (Belgium) & MICHELLE KLAUTAU (Brazil)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1973: 1-27 (9 Jan. 2009) 9 plates; 51 references                           Accepted: 10 Nov. 2008
Taxonomy of calcareous sponges (Porifera, Calcarea) from Potiguar Basin,
NE Brazil
EMILIO LANNA, FERNANDA F. CAVALCANTI, LILIAN CARDOSO, GUILHERME MURICY &
MICHELLE KLAUTAU (Brazil)
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2008

 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1939: 58-60 (21 Nov. 2008) 0 plates; 17 references                      Accepted: 7 Nov. 2008
The sponge genetree server—providing a phylogenetic backbone for poriferan evolutionary studies
DIRK ERPENBECK, OLIVER VOIGT, MEHMET GÜLTAS & GERT WÖRHEIDE (Germany)
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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1939: 65-68 (21 Nov. 2008) 1 plate; 14 references                     Accepted: 7 Nov. 2008
A new species of Aaptos (Porifera, Hadromerida, Suberitidae)
from Pribilof Canyon, Bering Sea, Alaska
HELMUT LEHNERT (Germany), JOHN HOCEVAR (USA) & ROBERT P. STONE (USA)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1873: 26-38 (10 Sept. 2008) 8 plates; 20 references                           Accepted: 21 Jul. 2008
Phorbas topsenti and Phorbas tailliezi (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida), new names for the Mediterranean 'Phorbas paupertas' and 'Phorbas coriaceus'
JEAN VACELET & THIERRY PEREZ (France)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1866: 7-68 (3 Sep. 2008) 32 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 28 Apr. 2008
New Australian Hexactinellida (Porifera) with a revision of Euplectella aspergillum
KONSTANTIN R. TABACHNICK (Russia), DORTE JANUSSEN (Germany) AND LARISA L. MENSCHENINA (Russia)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1866: 69-94 (3 Sep. 2008) 19 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 28 Apr. 2008
Revision of the genus Pozziella (Porifera: Poecilosclerida) with description of three new species from the eastern Pacific
GUILLERMO DÍAZ-AGRAS (Spain)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1866: 95-135 (3 Sep. 2008) 17 plates; 49 references                           Accepted: 28 Apr. 2008
Polymastiidae and Suberitidae (Porifera: Demospongiae: Hadromerida) of the deep Weddell Sea, Antarctic
ALEXANDER S. PLOTKIN (Russia) & DORTE JANUSSEN (Germany)

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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1841: 65-68 (4 Aug. 2008) 3 plates; 5 references                              Accepted: 8 Jul. 2008
A new species of Tethycometes Sara 1994 (Porifera: Hadromerida: Tethyidae) from Singapore
SWEE CHENG LIM & KOH SIANG TAN (Singapore)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1784: 58-68 (6 Jun. 2008) 6 plates; 26 references                              Accepted: 29 Apr. 2008
First record of Axinyssa Lendenfeld, 1897 (Demospongiae, Halichondrida) from the East Pacific Ocean, with the description of Axinyssa isabela sp. nov.
JOSE LUIS CARBALLO & JOSE ANTONIO CRUZ-BARRAZA (Mexico)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1752: 57-65 (18 Apr. 2008) 4 plates; 13 references                              Accepted: 7 Mar. 2008
A new genus of carnivorous sponges (Porifera: Poecilosclerida, Cladorhizidae) from the deep N-E Pacific, and remarks on the genus Neocladia
JEAN VACELET (France)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1744: 59-65 (9 Apr. 2008) 3 plates; 9 references                              Accepted: 5 Mar. 2008
Latrunculia (Latrunculia) tetraverticillata sp. nov. (Porifera, Poecilosclerida, Latrunculiidae) from the bathyal region off the coast of Santa Catarina State, Brazil, Southwestern Atlantic
BEATRIZ MOTHES, MAURICIO CAMPOS, RAFAEL ECKERT & CLEA LERNER (Brazil)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1721: 53-64 (7 Mar. 2008) 9 plates; 17 references                              Accepted: 7 Feb. 2008
Two new tretodictyids (Hexactinellida: Hexactinosida: Tretodictyidae) from the coasts of North America
HENRY M. REISWIG (Canada), MARTIN DOHRMANN (Germany), SHIRLEY POMPONI (USA) & GERT WORHEIDE (Germany)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1694: 1-37 (31 Jan. 2008) 20 plates; 36 references                              Accepted: 20 Nov. 2007
Vosmaeria Fristedt, 1885 (Porifera, Demospongiae, Halichondriidae): revision of species, phylogenetic reconstruction and evidence for split
ELENA GERASIMOVA (Russia), DIRK ERPENBECK (Germany) & ALEXANDER PLOTKIN (Russia)

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2007

 Article 
Zootaxa 1668: 107-126 (21 Dec. 2007) 1 plate;  121 references                         Accepted: 28 Nov. 2007
On the molecular phylogeny of sponges (Porifera)
DIRK ERPENBECK and GERT WÖRHEIDE (Germany)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1609: 1-51 (8 Oct. 2007)  2 5 plates; 53 references                            Accepted: 17 Jul. 2007
Aplysina Nardo (Porifera, Verongida, Aplysinidae) from the Brazilian coast with description of eight new species
ULISSES DOS S. PINHEIRO, EDUARDO HAJDU & MARCIO R. CUSTODIO (Brazil)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1595: 1-15 (26 Sep. 2007)  9 plates; 39 references                            Accepted: 18 Aug. 2007
Description and molecular phylogeny of Tethya hibernica sp. nov. (Porifera, Demospongiae) from Northern Ireland with remarks on the European species of the genus Tethya
ISABEL HEIM (Germany), MICHAEL NICKEL (Germany), BERNARD PICTON (UK) & FRANZ BRUMMER (Germany)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1463: 55-68 (30 Apr. 2007) 9 plates; 11 references                             Accepted: 12 Dec. 2006
Revision of the subgenus Neopsacas (Hexactinellida, Rossellidae, Crateromorpha) with the description of new species and subspecies
LARISA L. MENSHENINA (Russia), KONSTANTIN R. TABACHNICK (Russia) & DORTE JANUSSEN
(Germany)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1432: 57-66 (26 Mar. 2007) 4 plates; 16 references                          Accepted: 13 Feb. 2007
A new species of Halisarca (Demospongiae: Halisarcida) from the Sea of
Okhotsk, North Pacific
A.V. ERESKOVSKY (Russia)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1402: 1-22 (1 Feb. 2007)  10 plates; 29 references                            Accepted: 15 Dec. 2006
Calcareous sponges (Porifera, Calcarea) from Ilha Grande Bay, Brazil, with descriptions of three new species
F. AZEVEDO & M. KLAUTAU (Brazil)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1397: 25-28 (25 Jan. 2007)  1 plate; 10 references                            Accepted: 15 Dec. 2006
Acanthotetilla celebensis sp. nov., a new species from North Sulawesi, Indonesia (Porifera: Demospongiae: Spirophorida: Tetillidae)
N.J. DE VOOGD & R.W.M. VAN SOEST (The Netherlands)

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2006

Zootaxa 1376: 37-51 (11 Dec. 2006) 8 plates; 16 references                            Accepted: 3 Oct. 2006
A new species of Oscarella (Demospongiae: Plakinidae) from the Western Sea of Japan
A.V. ERESKOVSKY (Russia)
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Zootaxa 1369: 43-53 (30 Nov. 2006) 4 plates; 20 references                             Accepted: 31 Oct. 2006
Sigmaxinella cearense sp. nov. from sandstone reefs off Fortaleza (Ceara State, Brazil) (Desmacellidae, Mycalina, Poecilosclerida, Demospongiae)
S. SALANI, T.M.D.C. LOTUFO & E. HAJDU (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1358: 1-37 (16 Nov. 2006) 14 plates; 56 references                              Accepted: 7 Sept. 2006
Biodiversity "hotspots", patterns of richness and endemism, and distribution of marine sponges in South Africa based on actual and interpolation data: A comparative approach
T. SAMAAI (South Africa)
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Zootaxa 1343: 43-54 (26 Oct. 2006)  5 plates; 35 references                       Accepted: 14 Sept. 2006
A new species of Haliclona (Demospongiae: Haplosclerida) living in association with Geodia media Bowerbank (Mexican Pacific coast)
J.A. CRUZ-BARRAZA & J.L. CARBALLO (Mexico)
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Zootaxa 1319: 59-68 (25 Sept. 2006) 5 plates; 29  references                          Accepted:  28 Aug. 2006
Haliclona (Reniera) portroyalensis n. sp., a new chalinid sponge (Porifera, Demospongiae, Haplosclerida) from the southeast coast of Jamaica

C.P.J. Jackson (Jamaica), W.H. DE WEERDT (the Netherlands) & M.K. WEBBER (Jamaica)

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Zootaxa 1314: 31-39 (14 Sept. 2006) 1 plates; 24  references                             Accepted:  22 Aug. 2006
A new species of Amphimedon (Porifera, Demospongiae, Haplosclerida, Niphatidae) from the Capricorn-Bunker Group of Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: target species for the ‘sponge genome project’
J.N.A. HOOPER (Australia) & R.W.M. VAN SOEST (The Netherlands)

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Zootaxa 1312: 1-12 (11 Sept. 2006) 4 plates; 68  references                             Accepted:  14 Jul. 2006
Cliona minuscula, sp. nov. (Hadromerida : Clionaidae) and other bioeroding sponges that only contain tylostyles

C.L. SCHÖNBERG, S. GRASS & A.T. HEIERMANN (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1250: 1-35 (3 Jul. 2006) 16 plates; 57 references                                 Accepted: 12 Apr. 2006
New species of deep-sea demosponges (Porifera) from the Aleutian Islands (Alaska, USA)
H. LEHNERT (Germany), R. STONE (USA) & W. HEIMLER (Germany) 
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Zootaxa 1209: 61-68 (22 May 2006) 4 plates; 8 references                           Accepted: 15 Mar. 2006
Presence of the Indo–Pacific genus Petrosaspongia Bergquist, 1995 (Porifera: Demospongiae) in the Atlantic with description of a new species (P. pharmamari n. sp.)
M.–J. URIZ & E. CEBRIAN (Spain) 
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Zootaxa 1191: 21-38 (1 May 2006) 3 plates; 22 references                              Accepted: 22 Mar. 2006
Redescription of Mycale tunicata (Schmidt, 1862) (Porifera, Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from Rovinj, Croatia, northern Adriatic Sea
J. GUGEL, M. PFANNKUCHEN, F. BRÜMMER (Germany) 
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Zootaxa 1155: 1-23 (20 Mar. 2006) 7 plates; 38 references                              Accepted: 4 Feb. 2006
New species of Poecilosclerida (Demospongiae, Porifera) from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, USA
H. LEHNERT (Germany), R. STONE (USA) & W.G. HEIMLER (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1129: 37-45 (16 Feb. 2006) 4 plates; 17 references                              Accepted: 2 Jan. 2006
Raspailia (Raspaxilla) bouryesnaultae, a new name for Brazilian Raspaxilla elegans Boury-Esnault, 1973 (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida, Raspailiidae) with a redescription and a new record
C. LERNER (Brazil), J.L. CARRARO (Brazil) & R. VAN SOEST (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 1127: 1-71 (14 Feb. 2006) 1 plates; 58 references                             Accepted: 25 Oct. 2005
Revision of the genus Latrunculia du Bocage, 1869 (Porifera: Demospongiae: Latrunculiidae) with descriptions of new species from New Caledonia and the Northeastern Pacific
T. SAMAAI (South Africa),  M.J. GIBBONS (South Africa) & M. KELLY (New Zealand)
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2005

Zootaxa 1087: 39-44 (29 Nov. 2005) 2 plates; 16 references                              Accepted: 19 Oct. 2005
A new species of Biemna Gray, 1867 (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from the north coast of Brazil
B. MOTHES (Brazil), M. CAMPOS (Brazil) , C. LERNER (Brazil), J. L. CARRARO (Brazil) & R. W.M. VAN SOEST (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 1068: 27-38 (21 Oct. 2005) 10 plates; 11 references                           Accepted: 27 Sept. 2005
Two new species of Plakina Schulze, 1880 (Porifera, Plakinidae) from the Aleutian Islands (Alaska, USA)
H. LEHNERT (Germany), R. STONE (USA) & W. HEIMLER (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1066: 43-56 (18 Oct. 2005) 5 plates; 37 references                           Accepted: 21 Jul. 2005
Redescription of two Hexactinosida (Porifera, Hexactinellida) from the southwestern Atlantic, collected by Programme REVIZEE
D. A. LOPES (Brazil), E. HAJDU (Brazil) & H. M. REISWIG  (Canada)
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Zootaxa 1036: 21-29 (15 Aug. 2005) 4 plates; 6 references                              Accepted: 6 Aug. 2005
Mediostigmaeus gen. n. (Acari: Stigmaeidae), with the description of a new species from the USA
Q.-H. FAN (P.R. China) & D.E. WALTER  (Canada)
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Zootaxa 1012: 1-12 (28 Jun. 2005) 3 plates; 20 references                               Accepted: 1 Jun. 2005
Aplysina chiriquiensis
, a new pedunculate sponge from the Gulf of Chiriqui, Panama, Eastern Pacific (Aplysinidae, Verongida)
M.C. DIAZ (Venezuela), R.W.M VAN SOEST (The Netherlands), K. RUTZLER (USA) & H. M. GUZMAN (Panama)
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Zootaxa 1006: 43-52 (10 Jun. 2005) 3 plates; 25 references                           Accepted: 31 May 2005
A new species of Stelletta (Demospongiae, Astrophorida) without microscleres from Abrolhos Archipelago, northeastern Brazil
E.L. ESTEVES  & G. MURICY  (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 963: 1-22 (29 Apr. 2005) 11 plates; 32 references                            Accepted: 13 Apr. 2005
Haplosclerida (Porifera: Demospongiae) from the coast of Maranhăo State, Brazil, Southwestern Atlantic
M. CAMPOS (Brazil), B. MOTHES (Brazil), R. ECKERT  (Brazil) & R.W.M. VAN SOEST (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 868: 1-12 (25 Feb. 2005) 5 plates; 13 references                                 Accepted: 1 Feb. 2005
First record of Plakortis Schulze (Porifera: Homosclerophorida) from the Northeast Pacific coast, with the description of Plakortis albicans sp. nov.
J.A. CRUZ-BARRAZA & J.L. CARBALLO (Mexico)
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Zootaxa 858: 1-205 (16 Feb. 2005) 100 plates, 15 references                         Accepted: 16 Jan. 2005
Review of Glyphidocera Walsingham of Costa Rica (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Glyphidoceridae)
D. ADAMSKI (USA)
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Zootaxa 844: 1-12 (1 Feb. 2005) 5 plates, 4 references                                 Accepted: 1 Dec. 2004
Taxonomy of Rhabderemia Topsent, 1890 collected from the south-eastern Brazilian continental shelf and slope by Programme REVIZEE (Rhabderemiidae, Poecilosclerida, Demospongiae), with the description of two new species
M.V. OLIVEIRA & E. HAJDU (Brazil)
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2004

Zootaxa 725: 1-18 (15 November 2004) 6 plates; 25 references                        Accepted: 28 Oct. 2004
Cyclacanthia n.g. (Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida: Latrunculiidae incertea sedis), a new genus of marine sponges from South African waters, and description of two new species
T. SAMAAI (South Africa), V. GOVENDER (South Africa) & M. KELLY
(New Zealand)
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Zootaxa 710: 1-8 (1 November 2004) 3 plates; 10 references                          Accepted: 11 Oct. 2004
First occurrence of the genus Paraleucilla (Calcarea, Porifera) in the Atlantic Ocean: P. magna sp. nov.
M. KLAUTAU, L. MONTEIRO & R. BOROJEVIC (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 639: 1-7 (13 September 2004) 2 plates; 17 references                       Accepted: 2 Sept. 2004
Biemna trisigmata sp. n., a new sponge from the North coast of Brazil (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida)
B. MOTHES & M.A. DE CAMPOS (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 584: 1-11 (27 July 2004)  3 plates; 22 references                                 Accepted: 5 July 2004
A new species of Strongylodesma Lévi, 1969 (Porifera; Demospongiae; Poecilosclerida; Latrunculiidae) from Aliwal Shoal on the east coast of South Africa
T. SAMAAI, R. KEYZERS, M. DAVIES-COLEMAN
(South Africa)

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Zootaxa 557: 1-16 (2 July 2004)  6 plates; 45 references                                  Accepted:26 June 2004
Four new sympatric species of Tethya (Demospongiae: Hadromerida) from Abrolhos Archipelago (Bahia State, Brazil)
S.M. RIBEIRO & G. MURICY
(Brazil)

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Zootaxa 443: 1-8 (25 February 2004) 3 plates; 14 references               Accepted: 16 February 2004
Timea bioxyasterina sp.n., a new species from the Northeastern coast of Brazil (Demospongiae, Hadromerida)
B. MOTHES, C.P. SANTOS & M.A. DE CAMPOS (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 400: 1-6 (9 January 2004) 2 plates; 6 references                Accepted: 24 December 2003
Dragmaxia anomala sp.n. (Demospongiae: Halichondrida) from the southwestern Atlantic (Brazil)
M. D. S. CARVALHO  & E. HAJDU (Brazil)

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2003

Zootaxa 371: 1-26 (28 November 2003) 6 plates; 48 references            Accepted: 8 November 2003
South African Latrunculiidae (Porifera: Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida): descriptions of new species of Latrunculia du Bocage, Strongylodesma Lévi, and Tsitsikamma Samaai & Kelly 
T. SAMAAI (South Africa), M. J. GIBBONS (South Africa),  M. KELLY (New Zealand) & M. DAVIES-COLEMAN (South Africa)
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Zootaxa 302: 1-8 (19 September 2003) 2 plates, 29 references            Accepted: 9 September 2003
First record of Ciocalypta (Demospongiae: Halichondrida) from Brazil, southwestern Atlantic, with the description of a new species
M.D.S. CARVALHO , J.L. CARRARO, C. LERNER  & E. HAJDU (Brazil)

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2002

Zootaxa 117: 1-8 (12 December 2002)  3 plates; 33 references          Accepted: 3 December 2002
A new species of Axinyssa Lendenfeld, 1897 (Porifera, Demospongiae, Halichondrida) from the Senegalese coast
N. BOURY-ESNAULT, C. MARSCHAL, J.-M. KORN-PROBST & G. BARNATHAN (France)

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