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Taxonavigation: Poecilosclerida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Classis: Demospongiae
Subclassis: Heteroscleromorpha
Ordo: Poecilosclerida

Familia: Myxillidae
Genus: Psammochela
Species: P. chaliniformis – P. elegans – P. fibrosa – P. psammodes – P. rigida – P. tutiae


Psammochela Dendy, 1916

Type species: Psammochela elegans Dendy, 1916 (type by monotypy).


  • Anomomyxilla Burton, 1934 (junior synonym)
  • Psammodoryx Burton, 1934 (junior synonym)


  • Dendy, A. 1916a: Report on the non-Calcareous Sponges collected by Mr. James Hornell at Okhamandal in Kattiawar in 1905-6. Report to the Government of Baroda on the Marine Zoology of Okhamandal in Kattiawar, 2: 93–146, pls I-IV.
  • Burton, M. 1934a: Sponges. Scientific Reports of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29. 4 (14): 513–621, pls 1-2.