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Taxon profile

phylum

sponges
Porifera Grant in Todd, 1836

kingdom Animalia - animals

Scientific synonyms

Spongiaria Hatschek, 1888

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Related glossary terms

gemmule

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 10

class Archaeocyatha Vologdin, 1937
class Calcarea Bowerbank, 1864
class Demospongiae Sollas, 1885
class Hexactinellida Schmidt, 1870

Porifera incertae sedis

genus Actinofungia Fromentel, 1860
genus Amorphofungia de Loriol, 1863
genus Ceratella Gray, 1867
genus Dischonia Vosmaer, 1885
genus Discoelia Fromentel, 1861
genus Placodictyum Schmidt, 1870

Links and literature

EN Soest R., Boury-Esnault N., Janussen D., Hooper J. (2005): World Porifera Database [http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/]
CZ Pfleger V. (1997): České názvy živočichů I. Houby (Porifera), žahavci (Cnidaria), žebernatky (Ctenophora), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 56 pp. [as Porifera]

Data source info

Bergbauer M., Humberg B. (2001): Co žije ve Středozemním moři?, Svojtka, Praha
46-65

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org]
Tendal, Dr Ole (ed.). 2007. Porifera. Fauna Europaea version 1.3, http://www.faunaeur.org
[Data retrieved on: 30 December 2007]

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Explanations

extinct taxon