Aphrocallistes alveolites Roemer 1841 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Aphrocallistidae

Alternative combination: Scyphia alveolites

Belongs to Aphrocallistes according to Zittel 1878

Sister taxa: Aphrocallistes bochotnicensis, Aphrocallistes cylindrodactylus, Aphrocallistes estevoui, Aphrocallistes kazimierzensis, Aphrocallistes lobata, Aphrocallistes lobatus, Aphrocallistes macroporus, Aphrocallistes mammillaris, Aphrocallistes verrucosus, Aphrocallistes vistulae

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Germany (7 collections), Greece (1), Poland (9), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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