Archaeoscyphia pulchra Bassler 1927 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae

Alternative combination: Nevadocoelia pulchra

Belongs to Archaeoscyphia according to R. A. Johns 1994

Sister taxa: Archaeoscyphia alternata, Archaeoscyphia annulata, Archaeoscyphia attenuata, Archaeoscyphia bassleri, Archaeoscyphia boltoni, Archaeoscyphia eganensis, Archaeoscyphia gislei, Archaeoscyphia mazourkaensis, Archaeoscyphia minganensis, Archaeoscyphia nana, Archaeoscyphia pannosa, Archaeoscyphia rectilinearis, Archaeoscyphia rossi, Archaeoscyphia scalaria, Archaeoscyphia tenuis, Archaeoscyphia undulata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Argentina (3 collections), China (1), United States (1: Nevada)

• Chazy of Canada (1: Quebec)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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