Amorphofungia voluta Wissmann 1841 (sponge)

Amorphofungia voluta

Alternative combination: Achilleum voluta

Synonyms: Achilleum faundelii Münster 1841, Achilleum obscurum Münster 1841, Manon poraceum Klipstein 1845

Full reference: H. L. Wissmann. 1841. Taxonomic names, in Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:1-152

Belongs to Amorphofungia according to G. C. Laube 1865

See also Münster 1841 and Wissmann 1841

Sister taxa: Amorphofungia granulosa, Amorphofungia subcariosa, Amorphofungia waltheri

Type specimens:

  • Amorphofungia voluta: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Achilleum faundelii: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Achilleum obscurum: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Manon poraceum:

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at St. Cassian (Munster coll)

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