Clathrinida

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Clathrinida
Clathrina clathrus Scarpone 055.jpg
Clathrina clathrus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Class: Calcarea
Subclass: Calcinea
Order: Clathrinida
Hartman, 1958[1]
Families

The Clathrinida are an order of Calcinea; they have calcareous skeletons, and are strictly marine. These sponges have an asconoid structure and lack a true dermal membrane or cortex. The spongocoel is lined with choanocytes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Soest, R. (2014). Van Soest RW, Boury-Esnault N, Hooper JN, Rützler K, de Voogd NJ, de Glasby BA, Hajdu E, Pisera AB, Manconi R, Schoenberg C, Janussen D, Tabachnick KR, Klautau M, Picton B, Kelly M, Vacelet J, eds. "Clathrinida". World Porifera database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2014-04-30.