Leptomitus teretiusculus Chen et al. 1989 (demosponge)

Demospongiae - Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae

Full reference: J. Y. Chen, X. G. Hou, and H. Z. Lu. 1989. Lower Cambrian leptomitids (Demospongea), Chengjiang, Yunnan. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 28(1):17-30

Belongs to Leptomitus according to Chen et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Leptomitus conicus, Leptomitus lineatus, Leptomitus minor, Leptomitus undulatus, Leptomitus zitteli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Maotianshan, unit M2, which is in an Atdabanian marginal marine mudstone in the Qiongzhusi Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of China (17 collections)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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