Dendya prolifera 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: 150

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

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scientific name

Dendya prolifera Dendy, 1913
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Dendya prolifera Dendy, 1913 

Dendy (1913: 6) described this species from the Amirante Islands , Seychelles. The species has been extensively discussed by Borojević & Boury-Esnault (1986: 445–447). It is a soft wide tube characterized by lateral diverticules. Spicules comprise two categories of triactines (270 x 10 µm and 120 x 8.5 µm) and tetractines with apical actines of 99 µm. The species is currently assigned to Levinella  . The collection of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center contains a slide, ZMAAbout ZMA  . PORAbout POR.P.1170, which is assignable to the genus Levinella  . Locality Seychelles, N of Aride Island , depth 55 m, Netherlands Indian Ocean Project, 19 December, 1992. 

ZMA

Universiteit van Amsterdam, Zoologisch Museum

POR

Universit� degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Porifera

Class

Calcarea

Order

Clathrinida

Family

Dendyidae

Genus

Dendya