Guadalupia cupulosa Finks 2010 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Agelasida - Guadalupiidae

Full reference: R. M. Finks. 2010. The sponge family Guadalupiidae in the Texas Permian. Journal of Paleontology 84(5):821-847

Belongs to Guadalupia according to R. M. Finks 2010

Sister taxa: Guadalupia auricula, Guadalupia cidarites, Guadalupia favosa, Guadalupia lepta, Guadalupia microcamera, Guadalupia minima, Guadalupia minuta, Guadalupia minuta, Guadalupia ramescens, Guadalupia vasa, Guadalupia zitteliana

Type specimen: AMNH 44846. 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 (7: Texas collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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