Species Overview

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Antho (Acarnia) lambei (Burton, 1935).

Synonyms:
Heteroclathria lambei Burton, 1935 .

SPONGE:
Shape: Thinly encrusting
Size_Thickness: --1 mm
Color_Alive: Orange
HABITAT:
BenthicRegion: Marine: Intertidal to subtidal
Distribution: Central California to Northern California

CHARACTERS

Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Architecture: Regular reticulation of Tylotes supporting a dermal arrangement of Styles and Tylostyles pointing outward.
Choanosome:
Architecture: Regular reticulation of Tylotes supporting a dermal arrangement of Styles and Tylostyles pointing outward.
Megasclere:
Shape: Styles - Subtylostyles with microspined heads
Length: 168 -- 600 Ám
Width: 8 --24 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Subtylostyles - Tylostyles
Length: 94 -- 270 Ám
Width: 3 -- 6 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Tylostyles
Length: 98 -- 196 Ám
Width: 6 -- 14 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Tylotes with microspined heads
Length: 66 -- 137 Ám
Width: 5 -- 12 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Palmate Isochelae
Length: 10 --16 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Toxas- may be absent
Length: 31 -- 63 Ám