Full reference: J. K. Rigby and B. D. E. Chatterton. 1999. Silurian (Wenlock) demosponges from the Avalanche Lake area of the Mackenzie Mountains, southwestern District of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada. Palaeontographica Canadiana 16:1-43
Sister taxa: Patellispongia alternata, Patellispongia argentina, Patellispongia attenuata, Patellispongia australis, Patellispongia brosiusae, Patellispongia oculata, Patellispongia robusta, Patellispongia rugosa
Type specimen: Its type locality is Section AV1, 590m, Avalanche Lake, which is in a Sheinwoodian offshore lime mudstone/wackestone in the Delorme Formation of Canada
Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder
• Silurian of Canada (6: Northwest Territories collections)
Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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