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A new genus and species of neotropical freshwater sponges
Volkmer-Ribeiro, C.; de Rosa Barbosa, R. (1978). A new genus and species of neotropical freshwater sponges. Iheringia, Sér. zool. (Impr.) 52: 103-107
In: Iheringia. Série Zoologia. Fundação Zoobotânica do Rio Grande do Sul: Porto Alegre. ISSN 0073-4721, more
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Keywords
    New genera; New species; Sterrastrolepis Volkmer-Ribeiro & De Rosa Barbosa, 1978 [WoRMS]; Fresh water

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  • Volkmer-Ribeiro, C.
  • de Rosa Barbosa, R.

Abstract
    A new genus of freshwater sponge (Sterrastrolepis gen. nov.) is defined in this paper and its sole species described upon study of material collected from Turvo River at central Brazil (Goias State) and from Itarare River in the south of Brazil (Parana State). Systematic position of the new genus is the subject of detailed work being carried by the authors and will be extensively dealt with in a further paper.

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