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Hooper, J.N.A. (1986). Revision of the marine sponge genus Axos Gray (Demospongiae: Axinellida) from north-west Australia. The Beagle, Occasional Papers of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences. 3 (1): 167-189.
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Hooper, J.N.A.
1986
Revision of the marine sponge genus <i>Axos</i> Gray (Demospongiae: Axinellida) from north-west Australia.
The Beagle, Occasional Papers of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences
3 (1): 167-189
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The Australian marine sponge genus Axos Gray (Hemiasterellidae) is revised. Two species are recognised, A. cliftoni Gray and A. flabelliformis Carter, and are differentiated on the morphology of euaster microscleres. Reproductive products of A. cliftoni are described. A. spinipoculum Carter is redescribed from the holotype and transferred to Latrunculia Bocage. The holotype of A. anchorata Carter, and recent specimens of A. fibulata Carter are described, and the species are retained in Plumocolumella Burton and Gelliodes Ridley, respectively, following Burton (1934). The family Hemiasterellidae is reviewed.
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Systematics, Taxonomy
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Axos Gray, 1867 (basis of record)
Axos cliftoni Gray, 1867 (basis of record)
Axos flabelliformis Carter, 1879 (additional source)
Dictyocylindrus dentatus Bowerbank, 1873 accepted as Axos cliftoni Gray, 1867 (basis of record)
Exmouth to Broome for Axos cliftoni Gray, 1867 
Exmouth to Broome for Axos flabelliformis Carter, 1879