Patellispongia oculata Bassler 1927 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae

Belongs to Patellispongia according to Bassler 1927

Sister taxa: Patellispongia alternata, Patellispongia argentina, Patellispongia attenuata, Patellispongia australis, Patellispongia brosiusae, Patellispongia mackenziensis, Patellispongia robusta, Patellispongia rugosa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Argentina (2 collections), United States (1: Nevada)

• Whiterockian of United States (2: California)

• Arenigian of United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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