Eurete formosum Reid 1959 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Euretidae

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 Eurete according to R. E. H. Reid 1959

Sister taxa: Eurete (Aulodomus), Eurete columnare, Eurete farreoides, Eurete fragilis, Eurete halli, Eurete labyrinthica, Eurete lithodendron, Eurete maeandrina, Eurete mantelli, Eurete periphragelloides, Eurete rauffi, Eurete setosum, Eurete smithi, Eurete vaceleti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Childrey, which is in a Cenomanian offshore chalk in the West Melbury Marly Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (10 collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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