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Tedania (Tedania) sp. A Green & Bakus, 1994.

Synonyms:
Tedanione sp. A Green & Bakus, 1994.

SPONGE:
Shape: Tubular
Size_height_tube: -9- mm
Size_diameter_tube: 1 mm
Color_Alive?: Tan
Consistency: Fragile
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Deep water
Depth: 92--100 m
Distribution: Santa Maria Basin; Southern California

CHARACTERS

Surface:
Texture: smooth.
Skeleton:
Composite: Silicate
Architecture: Strongyles in tracts and singly; Onychaetes occur in bundles.
Microsclere:
Shape: Onychaetes
Length: 135 -168- 208 Ám
Width: 2 -3- 3 Ám
Oscula:
Visible: not visible.
Ectosome:
Architecture: Thin dermis with Tylotes.
Choanosome:
Architecture: Strongyles in tracts and singly; Onychaetes occur in bundles.
Megasclere:
Shape: Strongyle-Styles with microspined heads
Length: 240 -(266|300)- 345] Ám
Width: 8 - 9- 10 Ám
Note: with apically asymmetrical spined ends
Megasclere:
Shape: Tylotes
Length: 160 -(196|211)- 236 Ám
Width: 4 -5- 5 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Onychaetes and/or microspined Microxeas
Length: 49 -57- 65 Ám
Width: 2 -3- 3 Ám