Species Overview

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Leucosolenia tenuis Schuffer, 1877 [of Sim & Bakus, 1986]

Synonyms:
Leucosolenia tenuis Dendy & Row, 1913

SPONGE:
Shape: Erect branching tube
Color_Alive: Tan
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Subtidal
Distribution: Southern California

CHARACTERS

Surface:
Texture: minutely hispid
Skeleton:
Composition: Carbonate
Architecture: No information given
Megasclere:
Shape: Triradiate (saggital paired rays)
Length: 100 -124- 130 Ám
Width: 7 -9- 10 Ám
Length-basal rays: 110 -132- 160 Ám
Width-basal rays: 7 -9-10 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Quadriradiate (saggital
Length: 100 -- 190 Ám
Width-basal ray: 7 - -10 Ám
Length-apical ray: 20 --40 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Oxeas
Length: 50-109-200 Ám
Width: -3- Ám