Species Overview

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Antho (Acarnia) illgi Bakus, 1966

Synonyms:
Plocamilla illgi Bakus, 1966.

SPONGE:
Shape: Encrusting
Size_Thickness: --7 mm
Color_Alive: Tan; orange; red
HABITAT:
BenthicRegion: Marine: Intertidal; Subtidal; Deep Water
Distribution: Southern California to Northern California

CHARACTERS

Surface:
Contour: Frequently roughened with tubercles and ridges
Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Ectosome:
Dermal membrane: Present
Architecture: Small Styles parallel or at right angles to surface below Dermal Membrane
Choanosome:
Architecture: Reticulation of Acanthostrongyles with echinating Acanthostyles; Styles attached to reticulation at
Megasclere:
Shape: Styles
Length: 140 -200- 240 Ám
Width: 2 -3- 4 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Styles
Length: 222 -376- 680 Ám
Width: 6 -9- 11 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Styles (microspined heads)
Length: 190 - 369- 770 Ám
Width: 10 -12- 16 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Acanthostyles
Length: 83 -(130|197)- 219 Ám
Width: 5 -9- 14 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Acanthostrongyles
Length: N(Ám)
Microsclere:
Shape: Rhaphides]
Length: 61 -76- 100 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Palmate Isochelae
Length: 16 -21- 35 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Toxas
Length: 18 -68- 229 Ám