Leptomitus minor Resser and Howell 1938 (demosponge)

Demospongiae - Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae

Full reference: C. E. Resser and B. F. Howell. 1938. Lower Cambrian Olenellus zone of the Appalachians. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 49:195-248

Belongs to Leptomitus according to C. E. Resser and B. F. Howell 1938

Sister taxa: Leptomitus conicus, Leptomitus lineatus, Leptomitus teretiusculus, Leptomitus undulatus, Leptomitus zitteli

Type specimen: Its type locality is USNM locality 22L, half mile south of East Petersburg, which is in a Dyeran marine shale in the Kinzers Formation of Pennsylvania

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of United States (2: Pennsylvania collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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