Chalinidae Gray, 1867

Sim-Smith, Carina, Hickman, Cleveland & Kelly, Michelle, 2021, New shallow-water sponges (Porifera) from the Galápagos Islands, Zootaxa 5012 (1), pp. 1-71 : 11

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5012.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:56C6852D-AAE0-4B6B-AB57-919CD62DAEC1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5162280

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/D3075148-FFD1-FFF1-FF67-8F5AB3C4C93F

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Chalinidae Gray, 1867
status

 

Family Chalinidae Gray, 1867

Genus Chalinula Schmidt, 1868

Diagnosis. Thinly encrusting, cushion-shaped or irregularly digitate growth forms. Consistency spongy, elastic, or very soft and limp. Colour brown or purplish. Oxeas short, ranging from vestigial to cigar-shaped; a high variation in form and size may occur within the same species. Spongin usually abundant, with high variation within one species. No microscleres (from De Weerdt 2002).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Porifera

Class

Demospongiae

Order

Haplosclerida

Family

Chalinidae

Loc

Chalinidae Gray, 1867

Sim-Smith, Carina, Hickman, Cleveland & Kelly, Michelle 2021
2021
Loc

Chalinula

Schmidt 1868
1868