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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Stenopodidea

Familia: Spongicolidae
Genera: EngystenopusGlobospongicola – Microprosthema – Paraspongicola – Spongicola – Spongicoloides – Spongiocaris – †Jilinocaris

[genera after De Grave et al. (2009), Goy (2010)]

Spongicolidae Schram, 1986
Type genus

Spongicola De Haan, 1844 [stem = Spongicol-]

Primary references

Schram, F.R., 1986: Crustacea. New York, Oxford University Press. 606 pp.

cited sources

De Grave, S., Pentcheff, N.D., Ahyong, S.T., Chan T-Y., Crandall, K.A., Dworschak, P.C., Felder, D.L., Feldmann, R.M., Fransen, C.H.J.M., Goulding, L.Y.D., Lemaitre, R., Low, M.E.Y., Martin, J.W., Ng, P.K.L., Schweitzer, C.E., Tan, S.H., Tshudy, D. & Wetzer, R. 2009. A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 21: 1–109. PDF. Reference page.
Goy, J.W. 2010: A review of the genus Engystenopus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Stenopodidea) Juxtastenopus, gen. nov., a new combination for E. spinulatus Holthuis, 1946, and transfer of E. palmipes Alcock & Anderson, 1894 to the family Spongicolidae Schram, 1986. Pp. 263-277 in De Grave, S.; Fransen, C.H.J.M. (eds.): Contributions to shrimp taxonomy. Zootaxa, 2372: 1–414. Preview PDF

Additional references

Bruce, A.J.; Baba, K. 1973: Spongiocaris, a new genus of stenopodidean shrimp from New Zealand and South African waters, with a description of two new species (Decapoda Natantia, Stenopodidea). Crustaceana, 25: 153–170. DOI: 10.1163/156854073X00803 PDF
Schram, F.R.; Yanbin, Y.; Vonk, R.; Taylor, R.S. 2000: The first fossil stenopodidean. Crustaceana, 73: 235–242. DOI: 10.1163/156854000504183 JSTOR PDF

Vernacular names
中文: 俪虾科

Spongicolidae is a family of glass sponge shrimps in the order Decapoda. There are about 8 genera and more than 40 described species in Spongicolidae.[1][2]

These eight genera belong to the family Spongicolidae:

Engystenopus Alcock & Anderson, 1894
Globospongicola Komai & Saito, 2006
Microprosthema Stimpson, 1860
Paraspongicola de Saint Laurent & Cleva, 1981
Spongicola de Haan, 1844
Spongicoloides Hansen, 1908
Spongiocaris Bruce & Baba, 1973
† Jilinicaris Schram, Shen, Vonk & Taylor, 2000


"Spongicolidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-10-16.

"Spongicolidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-10-16.

Further reading

Nizinski, Martha S. (2003). "Annotated checklist of decapod crustaceans of Atlantic coastal and continental shelf waters of the United States" (PDF). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 116 (1): 96–157. ISSN 0006-324X.
Scholtz, Gerhard; Richter, Stefan (1995). "Phylogenetic systematics of the reptantian Decapoda (Crustacea, Malacostraca)" (PDF). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 113 (3): 289–328. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1995.tb00936.x.
Stebbing, Thomas Roscoe Rede (1893). A History of Crustacea: Recent Malacostraca. D. Appleton.


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