Species Overview

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Leucosolenia eleanor Urban, 1905.

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Loose network of anastomosing tubes
Size_Height: --3 cm
Size_Diameter_Tubes: 1.7 mm
Color_Alive: White
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Intertidal to Subtidal
Distribution: Southern CAlifornia to Northern California

CHARACTERS

Surface:
Texture: smooth
Oscula:
Shape: simple
Density: few
Diameter: 1]-- mm
Skeleton:
Composition: Carbonate
Architecture: Asconoid
Megasclere:
Shape: Oxeas
Length: 70 - -435 Ám
Width: 4 -- 9 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Quadriradiates (rays):
Length: -- 140 Ám
Width: -9- Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Saggital alate Triradiates-posterior ray straight and the lateral two curved
Length: to 80]-- Ám
Width: -7- Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Triradiates (rays):
Length: --140 Ám
Width: -7- Ám