Tetractinomorpha

Tetractinomorpha

[tə¦trak·tə·nə′mȯr·fə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A heterogeneous subclass of Porifera in the class Demospongiae.
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Live specimens of Sycon raphanus [Schmidt] (Porifera, Calcarea, Calcaronea, Leucosoleniida, Sycettidae) and Suberites domuncula [Olivi] (Porifera, Demospongiae, Tetractinomorpha, Hadromerida, Suberitidae) were collected from the Adriatic Sea near Rovinj (Croatia).
Phylogenetic aspects and new descriptions of spicule-beating hadromerid sponges with a secondary calcareous skeleton (Tetractinomorpha, Demospongiae).
Skeletal structures and habitats of Recent and fossil Acanthochaetetes (subclass Tetractinomorpha, Demospongiae, Porifera).
In fact, some researchers believe this family should be assigned to the order Hadromerida, subclass Tetractinomorpha (Dendy, 1922; Burton, 1930; Bergquist, 1978; Hartman, 1982).