Amphilectus utriculus

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Amphilectus utriculus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Poecilosclerida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Classis: Demospongiae
Subclassis: Heteroscleromorpha
Ordo: Poecilosclerida

Familia: Esperiopsidae
Genus: Amphilectus
Species: Amphilectus utriculus

Name[edit]

Holotype: ZMA Por. 22592.
Type locality: Mauritania, SW of Cap Timiris, depth 260-280 m, muddy bottom, coll. R.W.M. Van Soest & J.J. Vermeulen, Mauritania II Expedition stat. 39/01, 18.8°N 16.7167°W, 3.5 m Agassiz trawl, 10 Jun.1988.
Etymology: utriculus (L.) = small water bag, referring to the hollow, flattened shape.

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