Oceanapia Norman, 1869

Neto, Carlos Santos, Nascimento, Elielton, Cavalcanti, Thaynã & Pinheiro, Ulisses, 2018, Taxonomy of Oceanapia Norman, 1869 (Demospongiae: Haplosclerida: Phloeodictyidae) from the Brazilian coast, Zootaxa 4455 (2), pp. 363-376: 364-365

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scientific name

Oceanapia Norman, 1869
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Genus Oceanapia Norman, 1869 

Synonymy (see Desqueyroux-Faúndez & Valentine 2002).

Type species. Isodictya robusta Bowerbank, 1866 

Definition. Phloeodictyidae  with a compact external ectosomal crust composed of tangential megascleres, often

surrounding a hollow body and numerous ubiquitous fistulae, megascleres oxeas or strongyles and microscleres, if present, sigmata or toxas ( De Weerdt 1985).