Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia

Porifera Grant, 1836

Rank: Phylum
Taxon Status: accepted

Children

Calcarea Bowerbank, 1862
Demospongiae Sollas, 1885
Hexactinellida Schmidt, 1870
Homoscleromorpha Bergquist, 1978
Porifera incertae sedis

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: sponzen sources: Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 English: sponges sources: Hayward, P.J.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1996). Collins pocket guide: sea shore of Britain and Europe. Collins pocket guides. Harper-Collins Publishers: London, UK. ISBN 0-00-219955-6. 352 pp.
 English-United States: sponges sources: Charles Hussey
 French: √©ponges
 German: Schw√§mme
 Spanish, Castillian: esponjas
 Swahili: sifongo
 Swedish: svampdjur

Literature

original description

Grant, R.E. 1836. Animal Kingdom. Pp. 107-118. In: Todd, R.B. (Ed.),The Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. Volume 1. (Sherwood,Gilbert, and Piper: London): 1-813.

basis of record

Hooper, J.N.A.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (Ed.) (2002). Systema Porifera: a guide to the classification of Sponges. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers: New York, NY (USA). ISBN 0-306-47260-0. xix, 1-1101, 1103-1706 (2 volumes) pp.

additional source

Hooper, J.N.A.; van Soest, R.W.M.; Debrenne, F. (2002). Phylum Porifera Grant, 1826, in: Hooper, J.N.A.; van Soest, R.W.M. (Ed.) (2002). Systema Porifera: a guide to the classification of sponges. pp. 9-14

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Citation

WoRMS (2014). Porifera. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:558

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