Stelletta ruetzleri sp. nov., a new ancorinid from the Southwestern Atlantic (Porifera, Astrophorida)

Authors

  • Beatriz Mothes Museu de Ciências Naturais, Fundação Zoobotânica do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Carla Maria M. Silva Museu de Ciências Naturais, Fundação Zoobotânica do Rio Grande do Sul

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3989/scimar.2002.66n169

Keywords:

Porifera, Ancorinidae, Stelletta, continental shelf, Southwestern Atlantic, taxonomy

Abstract


Stelletta ruetzleri sp. nov., a new ancorinid sponge from the Southwestern Atlantic (Porifera, Astrophorida), collected at 128 and 200 m depth off Rio Grande do Sul State coast, Brazil (31°20´-32°24´S/49°52´-50°15´W), is described and illustrated with SEM images of the spicules. The new species is based on the presence of one category of oxeas, dichotriaenes, oxyasters and spheroxyasters.

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Published

2002-03-30

How to Cite

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Mothes B, M. Silva CM. Stelletta ruetzleri sp. nov., a new ancorinid from the Southwestern Atlantic (Porifera, Astrophorida). Sci. mar. [Internet]. 2002Mar.30 [cited 2024Feb.29];66(1):69-75. Available from: https://scientiamarina.revistas.csic.es/index.php/scientiamarina/article/view/565

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