Microstaura doliolum Finks 1960 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Dictyospongiidae

Full reference: R. M. Finks. 1960. Late Paleozoic sponge faunas of the Texas region: The siliceous sponges. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 120(1):1-160

Belongs to Microstaura according to J. K. Rigby et al. 2007

See also Finks 1960

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 127648. Its type locality is USNM703c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (4: Texas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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