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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of choanoflagellate animalcules, founded by Saville Kent on the form Protospongia, placed by him in a family Phalansteriidæ, and regarded as furnishing a stock-form from which, by the process of evolution, all sponges might have been derived. A species is named P. haecketi.


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