Collatipora pyriformis Finks 1960 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Anthracosyconidae

Full reference: R. M. Finks. 1960. Late Paleozoic sponge faunas of the Texas region: The siliceous sponges. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 120(1):1-160

Belongs to Collatipora according to R. M. Finks 1960

Sister taxa: Collatipora delicata, Collatipora discreta

Type specimen: USNM 127629. Its type locality is USNM703c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (2: Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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