phylum Porifera


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Related to phylum Porifera: phylum Cnidaria
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Taxa Record for Specimens Colombia from Uraba Phylum Porifera Class Homoscleromorpha Order Homosclerophorida Family Plakinidae Plakortis angulospiculatus--P.
8 7,92 14 10,53 Phylum Echinodermata Cidaridae Eucidaris thouarssii 1 0,99 0 0 Echinometridae Echinometra vanbrunti 66 65,35 0 0 Asteroidea Phanataria unifacialis 1 0,99 1 0,75 Orden Scleractinia MONI 74 73,27 0 0 Annelida Polichaeta 1 0,99 0 0 Bryozoa 20 18,81 20 15,04 Phylum Porifera 30 29,7 30 22,56 TOTALES 101 605,94 133 100 Organismo P %P IIR %IIR Alga no identificada 4,61 0,21 7,79 0,13 Division Chlorophyta Cladophora spp.
For example: a loofah "sponge" is not a member of phylum porifera, it is actually a gourd (phylum angiospermae); the kiwi fruit (angiospermae) is different from the a kiwi bird (chordata); and, although there is a "black pepper fungus" (oomycota), the spice "black pepper" is an angiosperm.
The phylum Porifera is represented solely by disarticuled spicules scattered throughout the rock.
While it has been variously suggested that deuterostomes (Nursall, 1962), protostomes (Inglis, 1985), and cnidarians (Hanson, 1977) independently evolved multicellularity, the group most commonly considered to have been derived from a separate protist lineage is the sponges, phylum Porifera (as evidenced by Barnes, 1980, p.