†family Tienodictyidae Bogoyavlenskaya 1965 (sponge)

Stromatoporoidea - Clathrodictyida - Tienodictyidae

Parent taxon: Clathrodictyida according to C. W. Stearn et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Actinodictyidae, Atelodictyidae, Clathrodictyidae, Gerronostromatidae

Subtaxa: Anostylostroma Belemnostroma Hammatostroma Nexililamina Pseudoactinodictyon Schistodictyon Tienodictyon

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Devonian of Afghanistan (2 collections), Australia (4), Austria (1), Canada (31: Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario), China (5), the Czech Republic (12), France (4), Germany (1), Mongolia (2), New Zealand (2), Poland (10), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (7), Tajikistan (2), United States (3: Iowa, Nevada, Ohio), Uzbekistan (1), Vietnam (4)

• Silurian of Australia (2), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), United States (1: New York)

Total: 99 collections including 144 occurrences

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