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Poecilosclerida Topsent 1928

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Poecilosclerida is an order of sponges. There are 2266 species of Poecilosclerida, in 115 genera and 21 families. It includes groups like Iotrochotidae, Myxillidae, and Desmacididae. They are omnivores. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Poecilosclerida Topsent 1928. View this species on GBIF