Spongilla lacustris

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Spongilla lacustris
Spongilla lacustris.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Order: Haplusclenida
Family: Spongillidae
Genus: Spongilla
Species: S. lacustris
Binomial name
Spongilla lacustris
Linnaeus, 1758

Spongilla lacustris is a species of sponge of the freshwater sponge family Spongillidae that lives on fresh water lakes. It often grows under logs or rocks. It ranges from North America to Europe and Asia. They have the capability to reproduce both asexually and sexually. They become dormant during winter.

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