Contribution to Zoology, 75 (3/4) – 2006

Affinities of the family Sollasellidae (Porifera, Demospongiae). I. Morphological evidence

R.W.M. van Soest1, J.N.A. Hooper2, E. Beglinger1, D. Erpenbeck2,3

1.  Zoologisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam, P.O. Box, 94766, 1090 GT Amsterdam, Netherlandssoest@science.uva.nl

2.  Queensland Museum, P.O. Box 3300, South Brisbane, Qld. 4101, Australia

3.  Dept. of Geobiology, Geoscience Centre Göttingen, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

Keywords: sponges, classification, Sollasellidae, Raspailiidae, Sollasella, Raspailopsis, Australia, Oman