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Holotype spicules, SEM, USNM 122891

Holotype spicules, SEM, USNM 122891
Description: spicules (holotype USNM 1228917, SEM): a, large oxeas and triaenes (both partial); b, sterrasters, including a developmental stage (left); c, sterrasters, enlarged; d, cortical strongyloxeas; e, microspined oxyasters attached to an immature sterraster; f, microspined strongylaster, also attached to spines of an immature sterraster.
Author: Cárdenas, Paco
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added on 2014-06-23 - 21 views
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Digital photo, part of species Geodia cribrata Rützler, Piantoni, van Soest & Díaz, 2014Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Cárdenas, Paco 2014-06-23

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