Hazelia lobata Rigby and Collins 2004 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Hazeliidae

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 Hazelia according to J. K. Rigby and D. Collins 2004

Sister taxa: Hazelia conferta, Hazelia crateria, Hazelia delicatula, Hazelia dignata, Hazelia grandis, Hazelia luteria, Hazelia nodulifera, Hazelia obscura, Hazelia palmata, Hazelia walcotti

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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