Lenica Goryanskiy 1977 (demosponge)

Demospongiae - Protomonaxonida - Choiidae

Full reference: V. Y. Goryanskiy. 1977. Pervaya nakhodka ostatkov gubki v nizhnem kembrii vostochnoy Sibiri [First discovery of sponge remains from the Lower Cambrian of eastern Siberia]. Ezhegodnik Vsesoyuzhnogo Paleontologicheskogo Obshchestva 20:274-276

Parent taxon: Choiidae according to R. M. Finks et al. 2004

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Allantospongia, Choia, Choiaella

Subtaxa: Lenica unica

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Type: Lenica unica

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of the Russian Federation (2 collections), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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