Hindia sphaeroidalis Duncan 1879 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Streptosclerophorida - Hindiidae

Alternative combination: Microspongia sphaeroidalis

Synonyms: Calamopora fibrosa Roemer 1860, Hindia fibrosa Roemer 1860, Microspongia fibrosa Roemer 1860

Belongs to Hindia according to F. R. C. Rhebergen and J. P. Botting 2014

See also Percival et al. 2001, Rigby and Bayer 1971, Rigby and Webby 1988, Roemer 1860 and Twenhofel 1928

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of United States (2: Tennessee collections)

• Silurian of Canada (11: Northwest Territories, Nunavut)

• Ordovician of Australia (5), United States (11: Iowa, Minnesota, Tennessee)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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