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Stelletta ruetzleri sp. nov.,, a new ancorinid from the Southwestern Atlantic (Porifera, Astrophorida)
Beatriz Mothes, Carla Maria M. Silva

Stelletta ruetzleri sp. nov., a new ancorinid sponge from the Southwestern Atlantic (Porifera, Astrophorida), collected at 128 and 200 m depth off Rio Grande do Sul State coast, Brazil (31°20´-32°24´S/49°52´-50°15´W), is described and illustrated with SEM images of the spicules. The new species is based on the presence of one category of oxeas, dichotriaenes, oxyasters and spheroxyasters.

Contents of this volume Sci. Mar. 66(1) : 69-75 Back PDF
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