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Spongillidae  Gray, 1867
Taxonomic Serial No.: 47691

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    PhylumPorifera Grant, 1836 – sponges, éponges, esponja, porifero  
       ClassDemospongiae Sollas, 1885  
          OrderHaplosclerida Topsent, 1928  
             SuborderSpongillina Manconi & Pronzato, 2002 – Freshwater Sponges  
                FamilySpongillidae Gray, 1867  
    Direct Children:  
                   Genus Anheteromeyenia Schröder, 1927  
                   Genus Corvoheteromeyenia Ezcurra de Drago, 1979  
                   Genus Corvospongilla Annandale, 1911  
                   Genus Dosilia Gray, 1867  
                   Genus Duosclera Reiswig & Ricciardi, 1993  
                   Genus Ephydatia Lamouroux, 1816  
                   Genus Eunapius Gray, 1867  
                   Genus Heteromeyenia Potts, 1881  
                   Genus Heterorotula Penney & Racek, 1968  
                   Genus Meyenia Carter, 1881  
                   Genus Nudospongilla Annandale, 1918  
                   Genus Pachyrotula Volkmer-Ribeiro & Rützler, 1997  
                   Genus Pectispongilla Annandale, 1909  
                   Genus Racekiela Bass & Volkmer-Ribeiro, 1998  
                   Genus Radiospongilla Penney & Racek, 1968  
                   Genus Sanidastra Volkmer-Ribeiro & Watanabe, 1983  
                   Genus Saturnospongilla Volkmer-Ribeiro, 1976  
                   Genus Spongilla Lamarck, 1816  
                   Genus Stratospongilla Annandale, 1909  
                   Genus Trochospongilla Vejdovsky, 1888  
                   Genus Umborotula Penney & Racek, 1968  
                   Genus Uruguayella Bonetto & Ezcurra de Drago, 1969  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Spongillidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hooper, John N. A., and Rob W. M. van Soest, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systema Porifera: A Guide to the Classification of Sponges   
  Page(s): xlviii + 1708   
  Publisher: Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-306-47260-0   
  Notes: Published in two volumes: Volume 1 - Introductions and Demospongiae; Volume 2 - Calcarea, Hexactinellida, Sphinctozoa, Archaeocyatha, unrecognizable taxa, and Index of higher taxa   
  Reference for: Spongillidae   

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