Leuconia armata Urban, 1908

Van, Rob W. M. & De, Nicole J., 2018, Calcareous sponges of the Western Indian Ocean and Red Sea, Zootaxa 4426 (1), pp. 1-160: 153

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

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scientific name

Leuconia armata Urban, 1908
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Leuconia armata Urban, 1908 

This was described by Urban (1908: 24) and found again by Brøndsted (1931: 38) and Borojević (1967) along the eastern and southern coasts of South Africa. The species is a Leucandra  with as most characteristic feature microdiactines surrounding single large diactines protruding from the surface. For more details of Leucandra armata  see Borojević (1967).