Archaeoscyphia tenuis Carrera 1994 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae

Full reference: M. G. Carrera. 1994. An Ordovician sponge fauna from the San Juan Formation, Precordillera Basin, western Argentina. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 191(2):201-220

Belongs to Archaeoscyphia according to M. G. Carrera 1994

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cerro Viejo [upper San Juan Fm], which is in a Llanvirn marine limestone in the San Juan Formation of Argentina

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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