Bodily preserved Eocene non-lithistid demosponge fauna from southern Australia: taxonomy and affinities

@article{ukowiak2017BodilyPE,
  title={Bodily preserved Eocene non-lithistid demosponge fauna from southern Australia: taxonomy and affinities},
  author={Magdalena Łukowiak and A. Pisera},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  year={2017},
  volume={15},
  pages={473 - 497}
}
  • M. Łukowiak, A. Pisera
  • Published 3 June 2017
  • Biology, Environmental Science
  • Journal of Systematic Palaeontology
Exceptionally well-preserved non-lithistid demosponge body fossils are reported from outcrops of the late Eocene Pallinup Formation, Fitzgerald River National Park, south-western Australia. Among 11 species, eight are new to science and belong to heteroscleromorph orders: Bubarida (Eolipastrotethya picketti gen. et sp. nov., Monocrepidium unispiculatum sp. nov. and M. pauli sp. nov.), Axinellida (Phycopsis arbusculum sp. nov.) and Tetractinellida (Triptolemma solida sp. nov., Pachastrella… 

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