strongylote

strongylote

[′strän·jə‚lōt]
(invertebrate zoology)
Rounded at one end, referring to sponge spicules.
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Lissodendoryx strongylata is here assigned to the subgenus Lissodendoryx Carter, 1882, despite of the strongylote nature of its choanosomic spicules [contrary to the styloids typical for the subgenus (cf.