Imbricatocoelia ramosa Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Agelasida - Guadalupiidae

Alternative combination: Cystothalamia ramosa

Synonym: Imbricatocoelia paucipora Rigby et al. 1989

Full reference: B. Senowbari-Daryan and J.K. Rigby. 1988. Upper Permian segmented sponges from Djebel Tebaga, Tunisia. Facies 19:171-250

Belongs to Imbricatocoelia according to Y. S. Wu 1991

See also Rigby et al. 1989 and Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988

Sister taxa: Imbricatocoelia elongata, Imbricatocoelia guangnanensis, Imbricatocoelia irregulara, Imbricatocoelia lichatchevi, Imbricatocoelia obconica

Type specimens:

  • Imbricatocoelia ramosa: USNM 427331,427332
  • Imbricatocoelia paucipora: IG 5046. Its type locality is Xiangbo reef, section 2, Changxing Fm, Longlin County, which is in a Changhsingian reef, buildup or bioherm framestone/bafflestone in the Changxing Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (1 collection), Tunisia (9)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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