Guettardiscyphia (Hillendia) polymorpha Reid 1964 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Cribrospongiidae

Alternative combination: Hillendia polymorpha

Full reference: R. E. H. Reid. 1964. A monograph of the Upper Cretaceous Hexactinellida of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Part IV. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 49-154

Belongs to Guettardiscyphia (Hillendia) according to R. M. Finks et al. 2004

See also Reid 1964

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hill End Farm, Hitch Wood, which is in a Turonian offshore chalk in the Lewes Nodular Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Hill End Farm, Hitch Wood

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