Leucosolenia gardineri Dendy, 1913

Van, Rob W. M. & De, Nicole J., 2018, Calcareous sponges of the Western Indian Ocean and Red Sea, Zootaxa 4426 (1), pp. 1-160: 149-150

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4426.1.1

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scientific name

Leucosolenia gardineri Dendy, 1913
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Leucosolenia gardineri Dendy, 1913 

Dendy (1913: 2) extensively described this species from the Chagos Archipelago. It forms lobose masses of tightly anastomosed tubuli measuring 2.5 x 1.5 cm. There are pseudopores at the surface leading to pseudatria. The

spicules include two size categories of triactines (140 x 12 µm and 74 x 7 µm) and one category of tetractines with apical acties of 50 µm. The species is currently assigned to Ascaltis  .