Dendroceratida


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Dendroceratida

[‚den·drō·sə′räd·əd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A small order of sponges of the class Demospongiae; members have a skeleton of spongin fibers or lack a skeleton.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Natural diet and grazing rate of the temperate sponge Dysidea avara (Demospongiae, Dendroceratida) throughout an annual cycle.
Larva of the sponge Dendrilla cactus (Demospongiae: Dendroceratida).