†family Sollasellidae von Lendenfeld 1887 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Sollasellidae

Parent taxon: Protomonaxonida according to J. K. Rigby and G. L. Bell 2006

Sister taxa: Choiidae, Halichondritidae, Hamptoniidae, Hazeliidae, Leptomitidae, Lobatospongia, Piraniidae, Takakkawiidae, Tethyidae, Ulospongiellidae, Wapkiidae

Subtaxa: Luterospongia Mckittrickella Monaxoradiata Opetionella Rhizopsis Stramentella Trichospongiella

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Spain (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Germany (3), the Russian Federation (1), USSR (1)

• Jurassic of the Russian Federation (1)

• Permian of United States (3: Texas)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Texas)

• Ordovician of Canada (1: Manitoba)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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