Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) littoralis, 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: 9

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5584104

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BA8781-FF9B-FFF0-93F7-629D222FF89F

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Plazi

scientific name

Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) littoralis
status

n. sp.

Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) littoralis   n. sp.

Table 4 View TABLE 4 , Figure 2 View FIGURE 2

Diagnosis. Encrusting on mud-covered pebbles on intertidal mudflat, mostly buried in mud with surface fistulae rising above mud. Main body of the sponge grows by coalescence of fistulae.

Etymology. The species name derives from the intertidal habitat of the sponge.

Material Examined. Holotype: RBCM holotype 019-00102-001, Stn. BO 18-07, Ladysmith Harbour, BC, 49° 1.484’ N / 123° 50.889’ W, 13 Aug 2018, coll. B. Ott, R. Harbo, low littoral, 1 specimen. GoogleMaps  

Other material examined. RBCM 019-00103 View Materials - 001 View Materials , Stn   . BO 16-05, Head of Ladysmith Harbour , 49° 1.484’ N / 123° 50.889’ W, coll. B. Ott, R. Harbo, 4 Aug 2016, low littoral, 1 specimen GoogleMaps   ; four stations were sampled at Bush Creek , Ladysmith Harbour, 49° 1.072’ N / 123° 50.567’ W, coll. B. Ott, R. Harbo, R. Waters, 10 Sep 2018, low littoral GoogleMaps   , RBCM 019-00104 View Materials - 001 View Materials , Stn   . BO 18-03, 1 specimen   ; RBCM 019-00104 View Materials - 002 View Materials ,, Stn   . BO 18-04, 1 specimen   ; RBCM 019-00104 View Materials - 003 View Materials , Stn   . BO 18-05, 1 specimen   ; RBCM 019-00104 View Materials - 004 View Materials , Stn   . BO 18-09 a, 2 specimens   .

RBCM

Royal British Columbia Museum