Solenoid: a new aquiferous system to Porifera

@article{Cavalcanti2011SolenoidAN,
  title={Solenoid: a new aquiferous system to Porifera},
  author={Fernanda F. Cavalcanti and Michelle Klautau},
  journal={Zoomorphology},
  year={2011},
  volume={130},
  pages={255-260}
}
The aquiferous system is an essential character of poriferans and supports their monophyly. Within the Calcarea, this system displays its greatest variety and traditionally is classified as: asconoid, syconoid, sylleibid, and leuconoid. Species of Leucascus, however, present a different type of aquiferous system composed of anastomosed (interconnected) choanocyte tubes and have an atrium lacking choanoderm. There is such confusion about the classification of the aquiferous system of Leucascus… Expand

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