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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera 
AphiaID: 558

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum)
Authority Grant, 1836
Status accepted
Rank Phylum
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia
Sources  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. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsponzen  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsponges  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editoréponges  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchwämme  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editoresponjas  [details]
Swahili (individual language) Trusted: edited by a thematic editorsifongo  [details]
Swedish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsvampdjur  [details]
Direct child
taxa (8)

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 Class Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcarea
Class Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae
Class Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexactinellida
Class Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomoscleromorpha
Class Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera incertae sedis

Class Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcispongiae accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcarea
Class Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyalospongiae accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexactinellida
Class Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerospongiae accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWesterschelde [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Porifera, Class Demospongiae
Porifera, Class Demosp...
Porifera, Class Calcarea
Porifera, Class Calcarea
Porifera, Class Hexactinellida
Porifera, Class Hexact...
Porifera, Class Homoscleromorpha
Porifera, Class Homosc...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:558
Taxonomic
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Porifera. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=558 on 2014-12-21
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