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Six new species of shallow-water marine demosponges from California
Ristau, D.A. (1978). Six new species of shallow-water marine demosponges from California. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 91(3): 569-589
In: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. Biological Society of Washington: Washington. ISSN 0006-324X, more
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Keywords
    New species; Shallow water; Taxonomy; Adocia dubia Ristau, 1978 [WoRMS]; Demospongiae [WoRMS]; Leucophloeus actites Ristau, 1978 [WoRMS]; Toxadocia zumi Ristau, 1978 [WoRMS]; Xestospongia trindanea Ristau, 1978 [WoRMS]; Marine

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  • Ristau, D.A.

Abstract
    A compositional and distributional study of intertidal and shallow subtidal (to -31 meters), central and north-central California marine demosponges was conducted between 1972 and 1977. As a result of that study, six species are described as new: Xestospongia trindanea, Adocia dubia, Toxadocia zumi, Leucophloeus actites, Axinomimus tuscarus, and Artemisina archegona.

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