Family Chalinidae Gray, 1867

@inproceedings{Weerdt2002FamilyCG,
  title={Family Chalinidae Gray, 1867},
  author={Wallie H. de Weerdt},
  year={2002}
}
Chalinidae Gray (Demospongiae, Haplosclerida), including synonyms Renieridae Ridley, Gelliidae Ridley, Haliclonidae de Laubenfels and Adociidae de Laubenfels, belongs to the suborder Haplosclerina together with Callyspongiidae de Laubenfels and Niphatidae Van Soest. Chalinidae have a world-wide distribution with possibly hundreds of extant species living in all parts of the oceans. Twenty-seven nominal genera have been described, but only four genera are presently considered valid: Chalinula… CONTINUE READING

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