Tetractinomorpha

Tetractinomorpha

[tə¦trak·tə·nə′mȯr·fə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A heterogeneous subclass of Porifera in the class Demospongiae.
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1987 INV-POR 0560 Uliczka, 1929 (2) Class Demospongiae Subclass Tetractinomorpha Order Spirophorida Family Tetillidae Cinachyrella kuekenthali Rutzler & INV-POR (Uliczka, 1929) (3) Smith, 1992 0538, 0581 Order Astrophorida Family Ancorinidae Ecionemia megastylifera Wintermann- INV-POR Wintermann-Kilian & Kilian & 0562, 0563 Kilian, 1984 (4) Kilian.
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).
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).