HyperDic: class_hyalospongiae

English > 1 sense of the expression class Hyalospongiae:
NOUNanimalclass Hyalospongiae, Hyalospongiaesponges with siliceous spicules that have six rays
English > class Hyalospongiae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningsponges with siliceous spicules that have six rays; choanocytes are restricted to finger-shaped chambers.
SynonymHyalospongiae
Member ofPorifera, phylum Poriferacoextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa
MembersEuplectella, genus EuplectellaA genus of Hyalospongiae
glass spongeA siliceous sponge (with glassy spicules) of the class Hyalospongiae
Broaderclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders

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