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Kingdom Animalia - Phylum Porifera
Type of sponge is determined by the location of the choanocytes. There are three types of sponges recognized for the purpose of this course.

Figures to know & Cladogram

Required drawings for your lab notebook


Asconoid Type Sponge Images
  1. Asconoid Whole Mount
  2. Asconoid Whole Mount with bud
  3. Asconoid Jar

Syconoid Type Sponge Images

  1. Syconoid Whole Mount
  2. Syconoid Cross Section
  3. Syconoid Longitudinal Section

Leuconoid Type Sponge Images

  1. Leuconoid Various
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