Scyphidium variospinosum sp. nov., holotype NIWA 126279, spicules A prostal diactins, two whole and enlarged end and near-end segment B prostal pentactins, two whole spicules, inside and end views and parts including a tangential ray end (top), a thorned part and a proximal end (lower). Scale bars of whole and parts are same as in A C choanosomal diactins, three whole long and short versions plus enlarged tips D one pentactine dermalium and enlarged tangential and proximal ray tips E one hexactine atrialium and enlarged ray end F discohexaster 1 and enlarged terminal ray end G discohexaster 2 with enlarged terminal ray end H discohexaster 3 I hemioxyhexaster with enlarged terminal ray end. All microscleres and their enlarged parts are at same scale bars.

  Part of: Reiswig HM, Dohrmann M, Kelly M, Mills S, Schupp PJ, W├Ârheide G (2021) Rossellid glass sponges (Porifera, Hexactinellida) from New Zealand waters, with description of one new genus and six new species. ZooKeys 1060: 33-84.