Psammochela tutiae

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Poecilosclerida 

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

Familia: Myxillidae
Genus: Psammochela
Species: Psammochela tutiae

Name[edit]

Psammochela tutiae de Voogd, 2012

Holotype: RMNH POR. 5490.

Paratypes: RMNH POR. 5509, Indonesia, Halmahera, Ternate Sulamadah I., stat TER.022, N 0°52'3.6", E 127°19'33.1", 06-11-2009, depth 20 m, Fieldnr #TER22/061109/260, coll. K. van Egmond; RMNH POR. 5475 Indonesia, Halmahera, Tidore SW of Tobala, stat TER.019, N 0°44'56.6", E 127°23'13.5", 04-11-2009, depth 30 m, Fieldnr #TER19/041109/226, coll. K. van Egmond.

Type locality: Indonesia, Halmahera mainland Tanjung Sidangolo, stat TER.020, N 0°53'39.6", E 127°29'28.1", 05-11-2009, depth 27 m. Fieldnr #TER20/051109/241, coll. Y. Tuti.

References[edit]

  • de Voogd, N.J., 2012: On sand-bearing myxillid sponges, with a description of Psammochela tutiae sp. nov. (Poecilosclerida, Myxillina) from the northern Moluccas, Indonesia. Zootaxa, 3155: 21–28. Full article.