Leptomitus undulatus Rigby and Collins 2004 (demosponge)

Demospongiae - Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae

Full reference: J. K. Rigby and D. Collins. 2004. Sponges of the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale and Stephen Formations, British Columbia. Royal Ontario Museum Contributions in Science 1:1-155

Belongs to Leptomitus according to J. K. Rigby and D. Collins 2004

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Walcott Quarry, Fossil Ridge, Greater Phyllopod Bed, which is in a Delamaran deep-water shale in the Burgess Shale Formation of Canada

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Walcott Quarry, Fossil Ridge, Greater Phyllopod Bed

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