Microscleres Sigmas ONLY.
|Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) rex
de Laubenfels, 1930|
Massive 2 cm x 3 cm.
Surface: superficially smooth.
Oscula: not evident.
Color: Alive: Drab..
x 16 um.
x 7 um.
50 - 55 um.
Ectosome: A dermal membrane, thin, detachable, fleshy. Contains many Sigmas and a few scattered tangential Tylotes-Subtylotes. Membrane supported by fascicular bundles of Tylotes to Subtylotes.
Choanosome of scattered Styles, most of which have their points directed towards the surface.
Distribution: Central California.
Depth: 700 m.
Note: Species not reported since initial description. This species is peculiar since it has no chelae. Its generic placement is confusing and must remain suspect until further review.
Microscleres NOT Sigmas ONLY but may include Onychaetes OR Rhaphides.