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AuthorsR.W.M. van Soest, W.H. de Weerdt
TitleNew records of Xestospongia species (Haplosclerida: Petrosiidae) from the Curaçao reefs, with a description of a new species
JournalBeaufortia
Volume51
Year2001
Issue7
Pages109-117
ISSN0067-4745
KeywordsPorifera; Xestospongia; new species; new records; Curaçao
AbstractThree species of the sponge genus Xestospongia (Haplosclerida) are newly recorded for the south Caribbean island of Curaçao, Xestospongia arenosa n. sp., X. caminata Pulitzer-Finali (1986) and X. deweerdtae Lehnert & Van Soest (1999). The species are described and compared with Xestospongia species already known from Curaçao and other Caribbean localities. A key to the Curaçao species of Xestospongia is provided.
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