Paelospongia longiradiata Mostler 1986 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Ancorinida - Paelospongiidae

Full reference: H. Mostler. 1986. Neue Kieselschwämme aus den Zlambachschichten (Obertrias, Nördliche Kalkalpen) [New siliceous sponges from the Zlambach Beds (Upper Triassic, northern Calcareous Alps)]. Geologisch-Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck 13:331-361

Belongs to Paelospongia according to H. Mostler 1986

Sister taxa: Paelospongia procera, Paelospongia turgida

Type specimen: Its type locality is Großer Zlambachgraben, Leislingbach, which is in a Sevatian offshore marl/limestone in the Zlambach Formation of Austria

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Großer Zlambachgraben, Leislingbach

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