Contributions to Zoology, 67 (3) 187-195 (1998)

Micromorphology in Mycale taxonomy (Mycalidae, Poecilosclerida, Demospongiae), with the description of two new micracanthoxea-bearing species.

José Luis Carballo , Eduardo Hajdu

Universidad de Sinaloa, Facultad de Ciencias del Mar , Paseo Claussen s/n. Apartado Postal 610, C.P. 8200, Mazatlán, Sin. Méxicocarballo@ola.icmyl.unam.mx

Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto de Biociências. Departamento de Zoologia , Cx. Postal 11461, São Paulo, SP, 05422-970, Brazilhajdu@usp.br

Keywords: Poecilosclerida, Mycalidae, Mycale, , taxonomy, micromorphology, phylogeny, microscleres, scanning electron microscopy.