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Euplectellidae

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Euplectellidae is a family of glass sponges (Hexactinellids) belonging to the order Lyssacinosa, first represented in the Ordovician fossil record, substantially older than molecular estimates of the clade's age. [1]

Taxonomies

According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) the family includes the following subfamilies and genera:
Subfamily Bolosominae Tabachnick, 2002

Subfamily Corbitellinae Gray, 1872

Subfamily Euplectellinae Gray, 1867

References

  1. ^ a b Botting, J. P.; Janussen, D.; Muir, L. A.; Dohrmann, M.; Ma, J.; Zhang, Y. (March 2022). "Extraordinarily early Venus' flower basket sponges (Hexactinellida, Euplectellidae) from the uppermost Ordovician Anji Biota, China". Palaeontology. 65 (2). doi:10.1111/PALA.12592. ISSN 0031-0239. Wikidata Q111529763.
  2. ^ Gray, J.E. (1867). Notes on the Arrangement of Sponges, with the Descriptions of some New Genera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1867(2): 492-558, pls XXVII-XXVIII

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Euplectellidae: Brief Summary

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Euplectellidae is a family of glass sponges (Hexactinellids) belonging to the order Lyssacinosa, first represented in the Ordovician fossil record, substantially older than molecular estimates of the clade's age.

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