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Vacelet, J. (1981). Éponges hypercalcifées ('Pharétronides''Sclérosponges') des cavités des récifs coralliens de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (4, A). 3 (2):313-351.
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Vacelet, J.
1981
Éponges hypercalcifées ('Pharétronides''Sclérosponges') des cavités des récifs coralliens de Nouvelle-Calédonie.
Bulletin du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (4, A)
3 (2):313-351.
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Nineteen species of sponges with reinforced skeletons, belonging to the polyphyletic groups of « Pharetronids )) and « Sclerosponges )), were found in small, dark cavities of the coral reefs of Noumea (New Caledonia). Five of them are described as new species in the family Minchinellidae (Calcarea). A key to the species of the recent Minchinellidae is given and a new classification of the hypercalcified sponges is pl'oposed. These sponges are relict species of diverse sponge groups which were reef-builders up to the Cretaceous
Tropical Pacific
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Lithonida (original description)
Merliida (additional source)
Murrayonida accepted as Clathrinida (original description)