Leucosolenia

noun
Leu·co·so·le·nia | \ˌlükəsōˈlēnēə\

Definition of Leucosolenia 

: a genus (the type of the family Leucosolenidae) of small ascon sponges that grow in colonies on rocks near the seashore

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History and Etymology for Leucosolenia

New Latin, from leuc- + Greek sōlēn channel, pipe + New Latin -ia

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