Archaeoscyphia mazourkaensis Greife and Langenheim 1963 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae

Alternative combination: Nevadocoelia mazourkaensis

Full reference: J. L. Greife and R. L. Langenheim. 1963. Sponges and brachiopods from the Middle Ordovician Mazourka Formation, Independence quadrangle, California. Journal of Paleontology 37(3):564-574

Belongs to Archaeoscyphia according to R. A. Johns 1994

See also Greife and Langenheim 1963

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS B6086 Mazourka Canyon, which is in a Whiterockian carbonate limestone in the Badger Flat Formation of California

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USGS B6086 Mazourka Canyon

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