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Table 8 Comparative table of spicule micrometries, distribution and depth for the species of Echinostylinos

From: Seven new species of sponges (Porifera) from deep-sea coral mounds at Campos Basin (SW Atlantic)

  Styles Arcuate isochelae (or as noted otherwise) Sigmas Distribution/depth (m)
E. brasiliensis sp. nov. I: 776–1048/18–22 22–30
  Campos Basin, Brazil/1100–1130
E. glomeris (Topsent, 1904) I: 900–1000/7–8 60
  Azores/599
II: 1400–1500/17–20  
E. gorgonopsis Lévi, 1993 I: 250–370/4–5 30–50
  New Caledonia/950–1000
(“arbusculaire” = Abyssocladia?) II: 525–650/16–17
E. hirsutus Koltun, 1970 I: 400–540/5–10
II: 660–1650/45–54
III: ?
18–27
I: 16–22 NW Pacific/1440–1540
E. lingua (Koltun, 1970) (as Esperiopsis in WPD) 550–870/13–16 I: 44–55 (possibly arcuate)
II: 18–32 (possibly palmate)

I: 77–148 NW Pacific/472–479
E. mycaloides Koltun, 1970 I: 495–610/8
II: 825–935/18–24
III: 200–325 × 5
71–94
  NW Pacific/
2165–2265
E. patriciae nom.nov. (=E. reticulatus sensu Bergquist and Fromont, 1988) I: 387–530/8–13
II: 202–300/3–6
28–40
I: 22–36 New Zealand/55–110
II: 15–18
E. reticulatus Topsent, 1927 I: 500–560/26–30
II: 245–280/3
27–43/5–9
I: 22
II: 15
Azores/919
E. schmidti (Arnesen, 1903) 1200 40
20 Norway/500
E. shimushirensis Koltun, 1970 I: 275–358/5–8
II: 1320–1590/29–37
32–54
I: 27–48 NW Pacific/445
II: 16–22
E. stylophora (Lévi and Lévi, 1983) I. 300–320 I. 38–40 × 25 (arcuate) 30–60 New Caledonia/510–525
II. 700–800/30–40 II. 20 (arcuate)
E. tubiformis (Lévi, 1993) I. 1300–1400/30
II. 300–370/5
35–48 × 30 (arcuate)
I. 30/2
II. 15–19/1
New Caledonia/965
  1. Values are expressed in µm, length/width value. Data are from original descriptions, unless stated otherwise