Three New Horny Sponges of the Genus Psammocinia (Dictyoceratida: Irciniidae) from Korea

한국 각질해면류 모래해면속(망각해면목: 가는실해면과)의 3신종

  • Published : 1998.03.01

Abstract

Three new Psammocinia species of the family Irciniidae, Psammocinia jejuensis, P. mosulpia and P. mammiformis, are described from Cheju Island and Namhae Island, Korea. The characteristic of these Psammocinian sponges is that they have the large quantity of sand grain in fibres, matrix and surface sand crust.