Calceolispongia gerthi Willink 1979 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Ampelocrinida - Calceolispongiidae

Full reference: R. J. Willink. 1979. The crinoid genera Tribrachyocrinus McCoy, Calceolispongia Etheridge, Jimbacrinus Teichert and Meganotocrinus n. gen. in the Permian of eastern Australia. Palaeontographica Abt. A 165(3-6):137-194

Belongs to Calceolispongia according to G. D. Webster and P. A. Jell 1999

See also Willink 1979

Sister taxa: Calceolispongia abundans, Calceolispongia cracowensis, Calceolispongia diemenensis, Calceolispongia digitata, Calceolispongia hindei, Calceolispongia kalewaensis, Calceolispongia lizziensis, Calceolispongia nodosa, Calceolispongia spinosa, Calceolispongia stephensi, Calceolispongia teicherti, Calceolispongia ulladullensis

Type specimen: UT 96777. Its type locality is Maria Island, which is in a Permian marine limestone in the Maria Island north Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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