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  Subclass Heteroscleromorpha

Order Lithistida

Taxon Information

The Order Lithistida is not recorded from fresh waters. This taxon has not been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Lithistida, "polyphyletic, 13 families + 1 incertae sedis" (Hooper et al., 2011).


  • Hooper, J.N.A., R.W.M. Van Soest & A. Pisera. 2011. Phylum Porifera Grant, 1826. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness . Zootaxa 3148: 13–18. [Available online]

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