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Asbestopluma rickettsi sp. nov.
Asbestopluma rickettsi sp. nov.
Description Type specimens being collected (A–B) and prior to collection showing attachment
to authigenic carbonate (C). Also seen are vesicomyid shells and a siboglinid tube worm tube. Lab image of holotype, scale is
10 cm (D). Lab image of holotype branch axis and filaments (E). Light microscopy image of showing filaments embedded in
axis (F). Lab image of paratype, scale is 10 cm (G).
JPG file - 805.34 kB - 2 008 x 2 922 pixels added on 2014-04-15119 viewsPorifera taxaDigital photo, entire species Asbestopluma (Asbestopluma) rickettsi Lundsten, Reiswig & Austin, 2014checked Vacelet, Jean 2015-06-26 Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License
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