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Stelletta ruetzleri sp. nov., a new ancorinid from the southwestern Atlantic (Porifera: Astrophorida)
Mothies, B.; Silva, C.M.M. (2002). Stelletta ruetzleri sp. nov., a new ancorinid from the southwestern Atlantic (Porifera: Astrophorida). Sci. Mar. (Barc.) 66(1): 69-75
In: Scientia Marina (Barcelona). Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Institut de Ciènces del Mar: Barcelona. ISSN 0214-8358, more
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Keywords
    Continental shelves; Sponges; Taxonomy; Porifera [WoRMS]; Stelletta Schmidt, 1862 [WoRMS]; PSW, South Atlantic [Marine Regions]; Marine
Author keywords
    Porifera, Ancorinidae, Stelletta, continental shelf, Southwestern Atlantic, taxonomy

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  • Mothies, B.
  • Silva, C.M.M.

Abstract
    Stelletta ruetzleri sp. Nov., a new ancorinid sponge from the Southwestern Atlantic (Porifera, Astrophorida), collected at 128 and 200 m depth off Rio Grande do Sul State coast, Brazil (31°20’-32°24’S/49°52’-50°15’W), is described and illustrated with SEM images from the spicules. The new species is based on the presence of one category of oxeas, dicotriaenes, oxyasters and spheroxyasters.

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