Archaeoscyphia undulata Rigby and Desrochers 1995 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae

Full reference: J. K. Rigby and A. Desrochers. 1995. Lower and Middle Ordovician lithistid demosponges from the Mingan Islands, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Quebec, Canada. Journal of Paleontology Memoir 69(4):1-35

Belongs to Archaeoscyphia according to J. K. Rigby and A. Desrochers 1995

Sister taxa: Archaeoscyphia alternata, Archaeoscyphia annulata, Archaeoscyphia attenuata, Archaeoscyphia bassleri, Archaeoscyphia boltoni, Archaeoscyphia eganensis, Archaeoscyphia gislei, Archaeoscyphia mazourkaensis, Archaeoscyphia minganensis, Archaeoscyphia nana, Archaeoscyphia pannosa, Archaeoscyphia pulchra, Archaeoscyphia rectilinearis, Archaeoscyphia rossi, Archaeoscyphia scalaria, Archaeoscyphia tenuis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mingan Fm., basal Grand Pointe Mbr. Loc. 3,7, which is in a Chazy open shallow subtidal wackestone/grainstone in the Mingan Formation of Canada.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Mingan Fm., basal Grand Pointe Mbr. Loc. 3,7

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