Species Overview

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Tedania (Tedania) sp. [of Lee].

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Encrusting
Size_thickness: to 5 mm
Color: not recorded
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Intertidal
Distribution:

CHARACTERS

Ectosome:
Architecture: thin; membranous; with but a few Strongyles parallel to surface.
Choanosome:
Architecture: paucispicular to multispicular tracts form very irregular meshwork with tracts to surface. Just below surface tracts splay with spicules barely penetrating membrane.
Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Architecture: Paucispicular to multispicular tracts form very irregular meshwork with tracts to surface. Just below surface tracts splay with spicules barely penetrating membrane.
Megasclere:
Shape: Subtylotes to Strongyles
Length: 473 -535- 576 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Subtylotes to Strongyles
Length: 673 -754 - 824 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Micro-spined microxeas
Length: 80 -93- 104 Ám