Euplectella

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Euplectella
Venus Flower Basket.jpg
Euplectella aspergillum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Class: Hexactinellida
Order: Lyssacinosidea
Family: Euplectellidae
Genus: Euplectella
Owen, 1841[1]
Type species
Euplectella aspergillum
Species

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Euplectella is a genus of glass sponges which includes the well-known Venus' Flower Basket, E. aspergillum.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Soest, R. (2014). R. W. M. Van Soest, N. Boury-Esnault, J. N. A. Hooper, K. Rützler, N. J. de Voogd, B. Alvarez de Glasby, E. Hajdu, A. B. Pisera, R. Manconi, C. Schoenberg, D. Janussen, K. R. Tabachnick, M. Klautau, B. Picton, M. Kelly & J. Vacelet, ed. "Euplectella Owen, 1841". World Porifera database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2014-05-22.