Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) toxaraphida, 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 : 12

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Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) toxaraphida

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Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) toxaraphida n. sp.

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Diagnosis. Microscleres include toxiform raphides, unreported in other species of Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) including the other new species described in this report.

Etymology. The species name refers to the presence of toxa-shaped raphides.

Material Examined. Holotype: RBCM holotype 019-00105-001, Stn. NM 281 , Knight Inlet Sill, BC, 50° 41.163’ N / 125° 59.782’ W, coll. N. McDaniel, 27 Mar 2012, 18 m depth, 1 specimen. GoogleMaps


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