Plakortis Schulze, 1880

Vicente, Jan, Zea, Sven & Hill, Russell T., 2016, Sponge epizoism in the Caribbean and the discovery of new Plakortis and Haliclona species, and polymorphism of Xestospongia deweerdtae (Porifera), Zootaxa 4178 (2), pp. 209-233 : 212

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Plakortis Schulze, 1880


Genus Plakortis Schulze, 1880

Definition. Plakinidae with the skeleton formed by diods, with a variable abundance or absence of triods. Diactine derived microscleres (microrhabds), quasiamphiasters, spined diods and spheres may be present in some species; calthrops are absent ( Muricy 2011).