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Spirophorina Bergquist & Hogg 1969

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Spirophorina is a suborder of sponges. There are 222 species of Spirophorina, in 26 genera and 7 families. This suborder has been around since the burdigalian age. It includes groups like Spirasigmidae, Stupendidae, and Tetillidae. They are omnivores. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile animals.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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