Ophiraphidites ramosus Schrammen 1910 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Astrophorida

Full reference: A. Schrammen. 1910. Die Kieselspongien der oberen Kreide von Nordwestdeutschland, Teil 1 Tetraxonia, Monaxonia und Silicea incert. sedis [Upper Cretaceous sponges from north-western Germany, part 1 Tetraxonia, Monaxonia and Silicea incert. sedis]. Palaeontographica, Supplement 5:1-175

Belongs to Ophiraphidites according to A. Schrammen 1910

Sister taxa: Ophiraphidites annulatus, Ophiraphidites cylindricus, Ophiraphidites hadros, Ophiraphidites infundibuliformis, Ophiraphidites tuberosus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Teutonia Nord quarry, Late Campanian, Misburg, which is in a Campanian offshore shelf marl/limestone in Germany

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Teutonia Nord quarry, Late Campanian, Misburg

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