Abyssocladia Lévi, 1964

Vacelet, Jean, 2020, Carnivorous sponges (Porifera, Cladorhizidae) from the deep South Pacific (New Caledonia) with the description of three new species of the genus Abyssocladia and remarks on genus Cercicladia, Zootaxa 4767 (2), pp. 257-276 : 258-259

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.4767.2.3

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3798806

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/0390B806-9820-FB52-FF10-FC00FC0EFF7D

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scientific name

Abyssocladia Lévi, 1964
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Genus Abyssocladia Lévi, 1964  

Type species. Abyssocladia bruuni Lévi, 1964   (by monotypy).

Diagnosis. Cladorhizidae   most often pedunculate, carrying a disciform or flabelliform body with a radial architec-

ture, in other cases pinnate or branching. Microscleres are a combination of abyssochelae, cleistochelae, arcuate chelae and/or sigmancistras, but not placochelae (from Hestetun et al. 2016).