Hesperocoelia typicalis Bassler 1927 (demosponge)

Demospongiae - Tetractinellida - Archaeoscyphidae

Full reference: R. S. Bassler. 1927. A new early Ordovician sponge fauna. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 17(15):390-394

Belongs to Hesperocoelia according to R. S. Bassler 1927

Sister taxon: Hesperocoelia undulata

Type specimen: Its type locality is IK-3 Ikes Canyon sponge beds, Toquima Range, which is in a Rangerian carbonate limestone in the Antelope Valley Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at IK-3. Ikes Canyon sponge beds, Toquima Range

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