Scyphidium australiense Tabachnick, Janussen & Menschenina, 2008, NIWA 126237, distribution, skeleton and morphology A distribution in New Zealand waters, holotype as open circle, new specimen as filled circle B new specimen in situ (scale bar is approximate) C deck image (two sides, image by PJS) D osculum, deck image (by PJS) E preserved conulose outer surface of the lower body with prostal diactins F preserved wall section of the mid-body without conules G preserved dermal surface with intact pentactin lattice H preserved atrial surface with hexactins displaced from the atrial lattice. Image B captured by ROV Team GEOMAR, ROV Kiel 6000 onboard RV Sonne (voyage SO254), courtesy of Project PoribacNewZ, GEOMAR, and ICBM.

 
 
  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. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1060.63307