Poecilosclerida

Poecilosclerida

[‚pē·sə·lō′skler·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of sponges of the class Demospongiae in which the skeleton includes two or more types of megascleres.
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25%), followed by Leucosolenida, Axinellida, Hadromerida, and Poecilosclerida each with 12.
Several clades were recovered that in the present sample set consisted exclusively of HMA taxa (Verongida, Agelasida (Agelas)), while the Poecilosclerida (sensu stricto) clade with representatives from six families consisted exclusively of LMA species (Fig.
2012 Amphimedon RS This study (marine) Haplosclerida ochracea Axinella cannabina MED This study "Halichondrida" Axinella MED Wehrl 2006 "Halichondrida" polypoides Batzella rubra BAH Gloeckner 2013 Poecilosclerida (s.
According to Brusca & Brusca (2003), members of the order Halichondrida have a heavier skeleton composed of spicules than members of the order Poecilosclerida.
Mycalidae, Poecilosclerida, Desmospongiae) from the tropical western Atlantic.
Dictyoceratida, Dendroceratida, Verongida, Haplosclerida, Poecilosclerida, Halichondrida, Axinellida, Desmophorida y Homosclerophorida.
Comparisons of the DNA sequence of the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I gene (COI) between each form of Tedania and other genera representing the order Poecilosclerida that were available in GenBank were made to determine if the unusual form of Tedania could be genetically distinguished from T.
Latrunculiidae is one of three sponge families that do not possess chelae microscleres, but which Levi (1973) (following Topsent, 1928) assigned to the order Poecilosclerida (subclass Ceractinomorpha).
magnifica is a viviparous species is of taxonomic importance because it supports the view that the Latrunculiidae should be placed within the order Poecilosclerida, subclass Ceractinomorpha (Topsent, 1928; Levi, 1973; Soest, 1984).