Haplistion aeluroglossa Finks 1960 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Haplistiidae

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 Haplistion according to H. Hurcewicz 1982

See also Finks 1960 and Rigby 1973

Sister taxa: Haplistion apletum, Haplistion arcticum, Haplistion armstrongi, Haplistion artiense, Haplistion creswelli, Haplistion cylindricum, Haplistion diactinum, Haplistion elongatum, Haplistion festningensis, Haplistion frustrum, Haplistion hadrum, Haplistion latituba, Haplistion macroporum, Haplistion megalochetus, Haplistion minutum, Haplistion orientale, Haplistion regularis, Haplistion skinneri, Haplistion sphaericum

Type specimen: PU 78864. 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 Canada (1: British Columbia collection), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), United States (5: Nevada, Texas)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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