Farrea oakleyi Reid 1959 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Farreidae

Full reference: R. E. H. Reid. 1959. A monograph of the Upper Cretaceous Hexactinellida of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, part II. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 1-26

Belongs to Farrea according to R. E. H. Reid 1959

Sister taxa: Farrea clarkei, Farrea occa, Farrea rugosa, Farrea tatei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Fredley, Mickleham, which is in a Turonian offshore chalk in the Lewes Nodular Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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