Aplysilla Schultze, 1878

Samaai, Toufiek, Pillay, Ruwen & Janson, Liesl, 2019, Shallow-water Demospongiae (Porifera) from Sodwana Bay, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa, Zootaxa 4587 (1), pp. 1-85 : 74

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4587.1.1

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Aplysilla Schultze, 1878
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Genus Aplysilla Schultze, 1878

Definition. Darwinellidae in which the sponge body is always encrusting and the skeleton is composed only of fibres, which are clear of detritus and typically, unbranched ( Fig. 2A View FIGURE 2 ). In some species, for example A. polyraphis de Laubenfels , branching is frequent.