Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) barkleyensis, Ott & Reiswig & Harbo, 2019

Ott, B., Reiswig, H. M. & Harbo, R., 2019, New Species of Lissodendoryx Topsent, 1892 (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida Coelosphaeridae) and Myxilla Schmidt, 1862 (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida Myxillidae) from the Northeast Pacific, Zootaxa 4700 (1), pp. 1-29 : 3

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4700.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8EEC6F00-769B-4BF4-B60F-C4AE5D7BB769

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5584102

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BA8781-FF91-FFFA-93F7-615D232EF86F

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Plazi

scientific name

Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) barkleyensis
status

n. sp.

Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) barkleyensis n. sp.

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Diagnosis. Lissodendoryx (L.) barkleyensis n. sp. is the only shallow cave-dwelling Lissodendoryx recorded for Southern BC. The combination of cave habit, amorphous habitus, micropapillate surface, and spicule form and dimensions distinguish this species from other described Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) .

Etymology. The sponge is named after the location, Barkley Sound, BC.

Material Examined. Holotype: RBCM holotype 019-00101-001, Stn KML 135 c/75, Execution Rock Cave, Barkley Sound, BC, 48° 49.9’ N / 125° 10.7’ W, coll. W.C. Austin 1975, low littoral. GoogleMaps

RBCM

Royal British Columbia Museum