Porifera


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Noun1.Porifera - coextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa: spongesPorifera - coextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa: sponges
Parazoa, subkingdom Parazoa - multicellular organisms having less-specialized cells than in the Metazoa; comprises the single phylum Porifera
parazoan, poriferan, sponge - primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
sponge genus - a genus of Porifera
class Hyalospongiae, Hyalospongiae - sponges with siliceous spicules that have six rays; choanocytes are restricted to finger-shaped chambers
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Other taxa ingested by fish examined include freshwater sponges (Porifera), crustaceans (Ostracoda and Decapoda), water mites (Acarina), and four worm phyla (Table 1).
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Porifera, Ctenophora, Platyhelminthes, Opisthobranchia and Pulmonata of the Mollusca; Clitellata of the Annelida; Bryozoa (Hodgson, 2009).
Moreover, GABA has been shown to produce contractile responses in sponges (Porifera), raising the possibility that its signaling function preceded the appearance of nervous systems (Ellwanger et al., 2007; Elliott and Leys, 2010; Nickel, 2010).
Se encontraron acidos grasos de cadenas ramificadas como el acido 4,8,12-trimetiltridecanoico, el acido 9,12,13-trimetiltetradecanoico y el acido 5,6-dimetil-8-hexacosenoico, caracteristica que esta de acuerdo con la observacion general que relaciona al filum porifera con la produccion de acidos grasos con cadenas laterales ramificadas (Carballeira, Maldonado, & Porras, 1987).
2016), were dominated by Porifera (sponges), Holothuroidea (sea cucumbers) and Pennatulacea (sea pens).
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Porifera Class Demospongiae Order Polymastiida Family Polyniastiidae Polymastiapacifica Koltun, 1966, aggregated nipple sponge (Fig.
Eight macroinvertebrate species in a variety of taxa gave positive reactions to PCR analysis: annelids, Crustacea, acidians, anthozoa, porifera, and an echinoderm.
For instance, sponges (phylum porifera) are animals.
Phylogenomic analysis shows that between divergence of ctenophores and cnidarians, the simple porifera and placozoa phyla branch off; this body plan simplification is also observed in divergence of bilaterian phyla [59-61].
Ordovician sponges (Porifera) and other silicifications from Baltica in Neogene and Pleistocene fluvial deposits of the Netherlands and northern Germany.