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Systema Porifera pp 1086-1088 | Cite as

Family Pseudoceratinidae Carter, 1885

  • Patricia R. Bergquist
  • Steve C. de Cook

Abstract

Pseudoceratinidae Carter (Demospongiae, Verongida), including Druinellidae Lendenfeld, is characterised in having a dendritic fibre skeleton in which bark elements are absent. Four nominal genera are included although only one is now considered valid. Species are distributed across the Indo-Pacific.

Keywords

Porifera Demospongiae Verongida Pseudoceratinidae Pseudoceratina 

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© Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricia R. Bergquist
    • 1
  • Steve C. de Cook
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anatomy, School of MedicineUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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