Archaeoscyphia nana Beresi and Rigby 1993 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae

Full reference: M. S. Beresi and J. K. Rigby. 1993. The Lower Ordovician sponges of San Juan, Argentina. Brigham Young University Geology Studies 39:1-63

Belongs to Archaeoscyphia according to M. S. Beresi and J. K. Rigby 1993

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Talacasto Gulch, which is in an Arenigian open shallow subtidal wackestone/lime mudstone in the San Juan Formation of Argentina

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of China (1 collection)

• Arenigian of Argentina (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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