Sanshapentella Mehl and Erdtmann 1994 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Protospongiidae

Parent taxon: Protospongiidae according to R. M. Finks et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Acanthodictya, Actinodictya, Brooksella, Diagoniella, Gabelia, Heminectere, Hexatractiella, Hunanospongia, Iberospongia, Kiwetinokia, Megastylia, Metaxyspongia, Palaeosaccus, Plectoderma, Protospongia, Quadrolaminiella, Saetaspongia, Testiispongia, Triticispongia

Subtaxa: Sanshapentella dapingi

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Type: Sanshapentella dapingi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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