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Contributions to Zoology, 71 (4) 171-176 (2002) SPB Academic Publishing bv, The Hague Svenzea , a new genus of Dictyonellidae (Porifera: Demospongiae) from tropical reef environments, with description of two new species Belinda Alvarez¹, Rob+W.M. van Soest² & Klaus Rützler³ Keywords: Porifera

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Survey of Canada - Pacifi c, P.O. Box 6000 Sidney, B.C. Canada V8L4B2; 3Institut für Geologie und Paläon- tologie, Herdweg 51, 70174 Stuttgart Key words: Porifera, Desmacellidae, taxonomy, new species, sponge reefs, Pacifi c, Canada Abstract A new species of a very thinly encrusting Desmacella (Porifera

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. Francesc, 14, 17300 Blanes (Girona), Spain (current address J.R. Xavier) 5 E-mail: joanarxavier@gmail.com Key words: Azores, genetic diversity, Iberia, Macaronesia, mitochondrial DNA, Porifera Abstract In this study we assessed the sequence variation in the I3-M11 partition of the mtDNA cytochrome c

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-818 Warszawa, Poland 2E-mail: mlukowiak@twarda.pan.pl Key words: Demospongiae, Homoscleromorpha, Porifera Abstract The late Eocene ‘soft’ sponge fauna of southern Australia is reconstructed based on disassociated spicules and is used to in- terpret the paleoecology and environmental context of shallow

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-mail: jlcarballo@ola.icmyl.unam.mx Key words: Porifera, sibling species, sponges, taxonomy, Trans-isthmian sister species Abstract Knowledge about the sponge fauna from the Mexican Pacific Ocean has increased substantially in recent years, but most of these modern taxonomic studies have been focused on hadromer

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59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, the Netherlands, duyl@nioz.nl Key words: coldwater, multivariate analysis, North Atlantic, ordination, PCA, Porifera, RDA Abstract Sponge diversity and community composition in bathyal cold water coral reefs (CWRs) were examined at 500-900 m depth on the southeastern

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hypostegus from a Curaçaoan reef . Bull. Mar. Sci. , 91 , 205 – 206 . van Soest R.W.M. , Boury-Esnault N. , Vacelet J. , Dohrmann M. , Erpenbeck D. . ( 2012 ) Global diversity of sponges (Porifera) . PLoS ONE , 7 , e35105 . Varela

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Contributions to Zoology, 76 (2) 95-102 (2007) Affi nities of the family Sollasellidae (Porifera, Demospongiae). II. Molecular evidence Dirk Erpenbeck1, 2, 3, John N.A. Hooper1, Sue E. List-Armitage1, Bernard M. Degnan3, Gert Wörheide2 and Rob W.M. van Soest4 1 Biodiversity Program, Queensland

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Contributions to Zoology, 75 (3/4) 133-144 (2006) Affi nities of the family Sollasellidae (Porifera, Demospongiae). I. Morphological evidence R.W.M. van Soest1, J.N.A. Hooper2, E. Beglinger1, D. Erpenbeck2, 3 1 Zoologisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam, P.O. Box, 94766, 1090 GT Amsterdam

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