BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

DEMOSPONGIAE Sollas, 1885 (a class of sponges)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

CHONDROSIDA Boury-Esnault & Lop├Ęs, 1985 (an order of sponges) Order 1 subtaxon  
HALISARCIDAE Schmidt, 1862 (a family of non-calcareous sponges) Family 1 subtaxon  
Halisarca dujardinii Johnston, 1842 (Slippery Brown Encrusting Sponge) Species    
TETRACTINOMORPHA (a subclass of non-calcareous sponges)
HADROMERIDA (an order of sponges), eg: Terpios gelatinosa (a sponge) - Sponge - in situ HALICHONDRIDA (an order of sponges), eg: Halichondria (Halichondria) panicea (Breadcrumb Sponge) - Sponge HAPLOSCLERIDA (an order of non-calcareous sponges), eg: Haliclona (Haliclona) oculata (Mermaid's Glove) - Spongin fibres with spicules within
Subclass 6 subtaxa 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

DEMOSPONGIAE may be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 feeding and other relationships of DEMOSPONGIAE (a class of sponges)

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