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Asbestopluma rickettsi sp. nov.

Asbestopluma rickettsi sp. nov.
Description: Type specimens being collected (A–B) and prior to collection showing attachment
to authigenic carbonate (C). Also seen are vesicomyid shells and a siboglinid tube worm tube. Lab image of holotype, scale is
10 cm (D). Lab image of holotype branch axis and filaments (E). Light microscopy image of showing filaments embedded in
axis (F). Lab image of paratype, scale is 10 cm (G).
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added on 2014-04-15 - 62 views
WoRMS taxa
Digital photo, entire species Asbestopluma (Asbestopluma) rickettsi Lundsten, Reiswig & Austin, 2014Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Vacelet, Jean 2015-06-26

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