Rhizochalina amphirhiza Schmidt, 1880

Catalog Number: YPM IZ 084115
Department: Invertebrate Zoology
Scientific Name: Rhizochalina amphirhiza Schmidt, 1880, SYNTYPE?
Taxonomy: Animalia; Porifera; Demospongiae; Haplosclerida; Renieridae
Identification: See: Schmidt, Eduard O. 1880. Die Spongien des Meerbusen von Mexico (Und des caraibischen Meeres). Heft II. Abtheilung II. Hexactinelliden. Abtheilung III. Tetractinelliden. Monactinelliden und Anhang. Nachtrage zu Abtheilung I. 33-90, pls V-X.
Common Name: demosponges; sponges; animals
Locality: Atlantic Ocean; Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean; Gulf of Mexico; Cuba; Havana; off Havana, 129-129 fm
Collected: Agassiz, A. E., U.S. Coast Survey Stmr. Blake, 1877-12/1878-03
Description: CSBR Slide Grant Image 2016; number 84115; lot count 1; Microslide 01, balsam, thin section; Microslide 02, balsam, spicules; original catalog number MCZ 214; type status comment: The MCZ website lists this specimen as a Syntype. There ar locality data problems between the MCZ data and Schmidt,1880 original description.
All Determinations: Oceanapia amphirhiza


Rhizochalina amphirhiza
SYNTYPE?. See: Schmidt, Eduard O. 1880. Die Spongien des Meerbusen von Mexico (Und des caraibischen Meeres). Heft II. Abtheilung II. Hexactinelliden. Abtheilung III. Tetractinelliden. Monactinelliden und Anhang. Nachtrage zu Abtheilung I. 33-90, pls V-X.
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IZ.084115: Rhizochalina amphirhiza; section Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History; photo by D. Drew, 2016 metadata updated: 20 Sep 2017 11:43:29
IZ.084115: Rhizochalina amphirhiza; spicules Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History; photo by D. Drew, 2016 metadata updated: 20 Sep 2017 11:43:29
IZ.084115: Rhizochalina amphirhiza; spicules Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History; photo by D. Drew, 2016 metadata updated: 20 Sep 2017 11:43:30
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