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In addition, the data given do not support earlier notions which suggested that the phylum Porifera might be paraphyletic (Cavalier-Smith et al.
We have shown that all three classes of the phylum Porifera express molecules related to InsR; and these molecules display, in their extracellular domains, EGF-like sequences (as shown here for S.
Members of the Phylum Porifera, the sponges, are the simplest animals.