Tedaniidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886

Sim-Smith, Carina, Hickman, Cleveland & Kelly, Michelle, 2021, New shallow-water sponges (Porifera) from the Galápagos Islands, Zootaxa 5012 (1), pp. 1-71 : 51

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

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scientific name

Tedaniidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886
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Family Tedaniidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886

Genus Tedania Gray, 1867

Diagnosis. Massive to lobate; ectosomal skeleton composed of tylotes or tornotes with microspined bases forming tangential or paratangential surface tracts; choanosomal skeleton composed of styles with smooth or microspined bases, producing reticulate, plumo-reticulate, plumose or dendritic architecture; microscleres onychaetes (from Van Soest 2002c).

Subgenus Tedania Gray, 1867

Diagnosis. Smooth, relatively small styles, occasionally strongylote styles as structural megascleres and microspined tylotes as ectosomal megascleres. Distribution: predominantly in tropical and warm-temperate waters of all three oceans (from Van Soest 2002c).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Porifera

Class

Demospongiae

Order

Poecilosclerida

Family

Tedaniidae

Loc

Tedaniidae Ridley & Dendy, 1886

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

Tedania

Gray 1867
1867