Patellispongia argentina 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 Patellispongia according to M. G. Carrera 1994

Sister taxa: Patellispongia alternata, Patellispongia attenuata, Patellispongia australis, Patellispongia brosiusae, Patellispongia mackenziensis, Patellispongia oculata, Patellispongia robusta, Patellispongia rugosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Talacasto [upper San Juan Fm], which is in a Darriwilian marine limestone in the Los Azules Formation of Argentina

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Talacasto [upper San Juan Fm]

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