Axinellidae Carter, 1875

Sim-Smith, Carina, Hickman, Cleveland & Kelly, Michelle, 2021, New shallow-water sponges (Porifera) from the Galápagos Islands, Zootaxa 5012 (1), pp. 1-71 : 25

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5012.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:56C6852D-AAE0-4B6B-AB57-919CD62DAEC1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5162284

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/D3075148-FFC3-FFE3-FF67-8C5FB593C883

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Plazi

scientific name

Axinellidae Carter, 1875
status

 

Family Axinellidae Carter, 1875

Genus Dragmacidon Hallmann, 1917

Diagnosis. Unbranched, club-shaped lobate, shrub-like, thickly encrusting or massive habitat. Surface more or less smooth with short conules or tubercules; oscules circular, flush or slightly elevated, sometimes with superficial canals leading to opening. Ectosome without specialised skeleton. Choanosomal skeleton plumoreticulate with ascending plumose tracts, anastomosing or interconnected by secondary multispicular tracts; not differentiated into axial or extra-axial regions. Megascleres oxeas and/or styles generally in similar proportions and dimensions. Microscleres, if present, raphides in tightly packed trichodragmata (from Alvarez & Hooper 2002).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Porifera

Class

Demospongiae

Order

Axinellida

Family

Axinellidae

Loc

Axinellidae Carter, 1875

Sim-Smith, Carina, Hickman, Cleveland & Kelly, Michelle 2021
2021
Loc

Dragmacidon

Hallmann 1917
1917