Hincksiporidae Powell, 1968

Encrusting Ascophora with a greatly thickened frontal shield perforated by a few small marginal pores. Orifice somewhat variable, subquadrate to transversely ovate, the proximal lip frequently bearing a small spine. Ovicell entozooecial, Spines and avicularia wanting. (Powell, 1968)

The family includes the single genus Hincksipora

Hincksipora spinulifera
Hincksipora spinulifera
(thanks to Dennis Gordon)

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