Identifying Sponges

Key to California Porifera (Page 019)

( From page 012 A) Tylostyles < 1000 μm
[A]
Tylostyles arranged tangentially but in confusion in dermal membrane.
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? Pseudosuberites sp. Bakus and Green, 1987
Sponge: No data given.
Color: No data given.
Spicules: Megascleres: (1) Tylostyle: 480 um. x 13 um.
Skeleton: Tylostyles arranged tangentially but in confusion in the dermal membrane. No other data given.
Distribution: Coal Oil Point, Southern California.
Depth: Intertidal
Note: This specimen was described on the basis of a single spicule count and little other data. No illustrations available.
[B]
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