Species under Leucandra
n= 52
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Leucandra amakusana
Tanita, 1943
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra amorpha
Poléjaeff, 1883
Western Central Atlantic
Leucandra ananas
(Montagu, 1818)
pineapple calcareous sponge Northern Atlantic and the Arctic
Leucandra anguinea
(Ridley, 1884)
Western Indian Ocean
Leucandra aspera
(Schmidt, 1862)
Western Central Atlantic
Leucandra balearica
Lackschewitsch, 1886
Northwest Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Leucandra barbata
(Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Cosmopolitan
Leucandra bolivari
Ferrer, 1916
Mediterranean
Leucandra caminus
Haeckel, 1872
Northeast Atlantic and Western Atlantic
Leucandra capillata
(Poléjaeff, 1883)
Western Central Pacific
Leucandra claviformis
Schuffner, 1877
Western Indian Ocean
Leucandra conica
Lendenfeld, 1885
Southwest Pacific
Leucandra consolida
Tanita, 1943
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra crosslandi
Thacker, 1908
Eastern Central Atlantic
Leucandra donnani
Dendy, 1905
Indian Ocean
Leucandra falcigera
Schuffner, 1877
Western Indian Ocean
Leucandra fistulosa
(Johnston, 1842)
Northeast Atlantic
Leucandra foliata
Hozawa, 1918
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra fragilis
Hozawa, 1940
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra glabra
Hozawa, 1940
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra gladiator
Dendy, 1892
Eastern Indian Ocean
Leucandra globosa
Tanita, 1943
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra goliath
(Poléjaeff, 1883)
Western Central Pacific
Leucandra gossei
(Bowerbank, 1862)
Northeast Atlantic
Leucandra heathi
Urban, 1906
bristly case sponge Eastern Pacific and the Arctic 10
Leucandra levis
Poléjaeff, 1883
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Leucandra loricata
(Poléjaeff, 1883)
Western Pacific
Leucandra meandrina
Lendenfeld, 1885
Indo-West Pacific
Leucandra mozambiquensis
Van Soest & De Voogd, 2018
Western Indian Ocean
Leucandra multiformis
Poléjaeff, 1883
Western Central Pacific and Atlantic
Leucandra nausicaae
Schuffner, 1877
Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean
Leucandra okinoseana
Hozawa, 1929
Northeast Pacific
Leucandra onigaseana
Hozawa, 1929
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra ovata
(Poléjaeff, 1883)
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Leucandra pacifica
Hozawa, 1929
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra palaoensis
Tanita, 1943
Central Pacific
Leucandra paucispina
Hozawa, 1929
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra pilula
Van Soest & De Voogd, 2018
Western Indian Ocean
Leucandra poculiformis
Hozawa, 1918
Northern Pacific
Leucandra pyriformis
Lambe, 1904
flame-silhouetted calcareous sponge Northern Pacific
Leucandra regina
Brøndsted, 1926
Southwest Pacific
Leucandra rigida
Hozawa, 1940
Northeast Pacific
Leucandra secutor
Brøndsted, 1926
Southwest Pacific
Leucandra splendens
Hozawa, 1918
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra taylori
Lambe, 1900
Taylor's calcareous sponge Eastern Pacific
Leucandra telum
Lendenfeld, 1891
Mediterranean
Leucandra tropica
Tanita, 1943
Eastern Central Pacific
Leucandra tuba
Hozawa, 1918
Northwest Pacific
Leucandra verdensis
Thacker, 1908
Eastern Central Atlantic
Leucandra vesicularis
Brøndsted, 1926
Southwest Pacific
Leucandra wasinensis
Jenkin, 1908
Indian Ocean
Leucandra yuriagensis
Hozawa, 1933
Northwest Pacific
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