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Vacelet, J. (1999). Planktonic armoured propagules of the excavating sponge Alectona (Porifera: Demospongiae) are larvae: evidence from Alectona wallichii and A. mesatlantica sp. nov. In: Hooper JNA (ed) Origin and Outlook. Proceedings of the 5th International Sponge Symposium 1998. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum. 44, 627-642.
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Vacelet, J.
1999
Planktonic armoured propagules of the excavating sponge <i>Alectona</i> (Porifera: Demospongiae) are larvae: evidence from <i>Alectona wallichii</i> and <i>A. mesatlantica</i> sp. nov.<i> In</i>: Hooper JNA (ed) Origin and Outlook. Proceedings of the 5th International Sponge Symposium 1998.
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum
44, 627-642
Publication
Proceedings of the 5th International Sponge Conference
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The armoured propagules of the excavating sponges Alectona and Thoosa, which are the only stage of reproduction of sponges consistently observed in full planktonic conditions, have been interpreted as asexual because of their unique morphology among sponge larvae. Evidence for their sexual origin is presented...
Atlantic Ocean (without specification)
Indian Ocean (without specifications)
Pacific Ocean (without specification)
Larvae, Larval development, Metamorphosis
Reproduction
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Alectona Carter, 1879 (additional source)
Alectona mesatlantica Vacelet, 1999 (original description)
Thoosidae Cockerell, 1925 (additional source)
Sao Pedro and Sao Paulo Islands for Alectona mesatlantica Vacelet, 1999 
Holotype MNHN DJV 63, geounit Sao Pedro and Sao Paulo Islands, identified as Alectona mesatlantica Vacelet, 1999


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