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  • Sponge: Hormathospongia dictyota?


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    Wrangellian
    • Same info as for other one I have posted. All the sponges I have collected there come from one very localized spot on the mountain.

      Exact date is not exact. Nor are measurements due to uncertain boundaries of sponge.

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Porifera
    Class: Hexactinellida
    Order: Hexactinosa
    Family: Farreidae
    Genus: ?Hormathospongia
    Species: ?Hormathospongia dictyota
    Author Citation Rigby

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Cretaceous
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Santonian

    Stratigraphy

    Nanaimo Group
    Haslam Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: self
    Date Collected: 10/15/2010
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 30mm
    Width: 40mm

    Location

    Mt. Tzuhalem
    Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island
    British Columbia
    Canada

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    Same info as for other one I have posted. All the sponges I have collected there come from one very localized spot on the mountain.

    Exact date is not exact. Nor are measurements due to uncertain boundaries of sponge.



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