Tebagathalamia cylindrica Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Vaceletida - Tebagathalamiidae

Synonym: Tebagathalamia lamella Wu 1991

Full reference: B. Senowbari-Daryan and J.K. Rigby. 1988. Upper Permian segmented sponges from Djebel Tebaga, Tunisia. Facies 19:171-250

Belongs to Tebagathalamia according to J. K. Rigby et al. 1994

See also Rigby et al. 1989, Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 and Wu 1991

Sister taxon: Tebagathalamia diagonalis

Type specimens:

  • Tebagathalamia cylindrica: USNM 427351
  • Tebagathalamia lamella: xb34-2-6. Its type locality is Xiangbo reef 34-2, which is in a Wordian reef, buildup or bioherm bafflestone in the Maokou Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (7 collections), Italy (1), Tunisia (4)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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