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Taxonavigation: Astrophorina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Parazoa
Phylum: Porifera
Classis: Demospongiae
Subclassis: Heteroscleromorpha
Ordo: Tetractinellida
Subordo: Astrophorina

Familia: Pachastrellidae
Genera: Acanthotriaena – Ancorella – Brachiaster – Characella – Dercitus – Nethea – Lamellomorpha – Pachastrella – Poecillastra – Triptolemma


Pachastrellidae Carter, 1875


Primary references[edit]

  • Cárdenas, P. & Rapp, H.T. 2012. A review of Norwegian streptaster-bearing Astrophorida (Porifera: Demospongiae: Tetractinellida), new records and a new species. Zootaxa 3253: 1–53. Preview PDF
  • Carter, H.J. 1875. Notes Introductory to the Study and Classification of the Spongida. Part II. Proposed Classification of the Spongida. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 16(92): 126–145, 177–200.
  • Van Soest, R.W.M., Beglinger, E.J. & De Voogd, N.J. 2010. Skeletons in confusion: a review of astrophorid sponges with (dicho–)calthrops as structural megascleres (Porifera, Demospongiae, Astrophorida). ZooKeys 68: 1–88. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.68.729