Species Overview

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Scypha coactum (Urban, 1905).

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Flask or Vase
Size_diameter: -5- mm
Size_height: -6- mm
HABITAT:
BenthicRegion: Marine: Intertidal
Distribution: Central California- Monterey Bay

CHARACTERS

Surface:
Appearance: reticulate
Texture: hispid
Oscula:
Rims: Erect oscular crown
Skeleton:
Composition: Carbonate
Architecture: Syconoid
Megasclere:
Shape: Oxeas (coronal)
Length: -500- Ám
Width: 3--10 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Oxeas
Length: -1000- Ám
Width: -35- Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Microxeas
Length: -40- Ám
Width: -2- Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Triradiates-Quadriradiates mostly saggital (rays)
Length: -90- Ám
Width: -10- Ám