Tetralophophora, Rützler, Klaus, Piantoni, Carla, Van, Rob W. M. & Díaz, Cristina, 2014

Rützler, Klaus, Piantoni, Carla, Van, Rob W. M. & Díaz, Cristina, 2014, Diversity of sponges (Porifera) from cryptic habitats on the Belize barrier reef near Carrie Bow Cay, Zootaxa 3805 (1), pp. 1-129 : 16

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3805.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F0B7652D-6E64-44CE-9181-5A10C8D594C7

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6130245

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C23A87C6-FFBC-FFD7-FF11-F90C1F73F898

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Tetralophophora
status

new genus

Genus Tetralophophora new genus

Diagnosis. Plakinidae ( Muricy and Díaz, 2002) with leuconoid aquiferous system, diplodal choanocyte chambers, and one size class of calthrops dispersed evenly throughout ectosome and choanosome. The genus name reflects the characterizing type of spicule, tetralophose calthrops.

Type species: Tetralophophora mesoamericana new species.