Polysiphonaria flabellata Finks 1995 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Agelasida - Maeandrostiidae

Alternative combination: Polysiphonia flabellata

Full reference: R. M. Finks. 1995. Some new genera of Paleozoic calcareous sponges. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 6:1-9

Belongs to Polysiphonaria according to R. M. Finks 1997

See also Finks 1995

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 44309. Its type locality is AMNH504, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Cathedral Mountain Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (9: Texas collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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