Archaeoscyphia minganensis Billings 1859 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae

Alternative combination: Petraia minganensis

Belongs to Archaeoscyphia according to J. K. Rigby and A. Desrochers 1995

See also Beresi and Rigby 1993

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (3: Nunavut collections)

• Ordovician of Argentina (2), Australia (1), China (3), Norway (1)

• Cassinian of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador)

• Arenigian of Argentina (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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