A new species of Biemna (Porifera: Poecilosclerida) from Antarctica: Biemna strongylota

Pilar Ríos, Javier Cristobo
2006 Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom  
and fjcristobo@yahoo.es A new species of Biemna, Biemna strongylota sp. nov. is described from Antarctica. The new species is compared to other Antarctic species of Biemna, B. chilensis and B. macrorhaphis from which it di¡ers in that it possesses strongyle megascleres, instead of styles, and of the microsclere complement which includes microxeas, raphides and two categories of sigmata.
doi:10.1017/s0025315406013919 fatcat:okme7uadmrgf5j5gffi7btavwa