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Hyrtios erectus Demosponge


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lexID:
6276 
AphiaID:
165350 
Scientific:
Hyrtios erectus 
German:
Hornkieselschwamm 
English:
Demosponge 
Category:
Sponges 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Dictyoceratida (Order) > Thorectidae (Family) > Hyrtios (Genus) > erectus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Keller, ), 1889 
Occurrence:
Australia, Egypt, European Coasts, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, the British Isles, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean 
Temperature:
50 °F - 77 °F (10°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Plankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Hyrtios altus
  • Hyrtios arenosus
  • Hyrtios caracasensis
  • Hyrtios collectrix
  • Hyrtios communis
  • Hyrtios digitatus
  • Hyrtios elegans
  • Hyrtios proteus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-10-25 14:45:40 

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Hyrtios erectus (Keller, 1889)

The genus Hyrtios currently has 18 known extant species.Hyrtios is a genus of demosponge.The sponge Hyrtios erectus is subject of extensive medical research.Natural products are made from this sponge.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Dictyoceratida (Order) > Thorectidae (Family) > Thorectinae (Subfamily) > Hyrtios (Genus)

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