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Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) sp. 3 [of Lee].

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SPONGE:
Shape: Massive
Size_tthickness: to 5 mm
Size_length: -5.4- mm
Color: not given
Consistency: Slightly compressible
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Intertidal; Subtidal; Deep water
Distribution: Southern California

CHARACTERS

Surface:
Texcture: superficially smooth to somewhat granular]
Covered with numerous crowded oscula with raised sides and underlain by parallel subtylotes.:
Ectosome:
Architecture: thin transparent ectosomal membrane. Packed with tangential Subtylotes - Tylotes and Arcuate Isochelae near surface.
Choanosome:
Architecture: Loose reticulation of Acanthostyles with ill-defined tracts to the surface. Otherwise
Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Architecture: Loose reticulation of Acanthostyles with ill-defined tracts to the surface. Otherwise
Megasclere:
Shape: Subtylotes-Tylotes
Length: 227 -271- 296 Ám
Width: 5 -6- 9 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Arcuate Isochelae
Length: 23 -30- 36 Ám
Oscula:
Shape: round to oval
Diameter: -1- mm
Rims: Covered with numerous crowded oscula with raised sides
Megasclere:
Shape: Acanthostyles
Length: 248 -311- 354 Ám
Width: 10 -11- 13 Ám