Lobatospongia Rigby et al. 2007 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida

Full reference: J. K. Rigby, J. T. McCleary, and B. B. Britt. 2007. A new demospongiid sponge from the Permian Park City Formation near Park City, Utah, USA. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 245(2):153-158

Parent taxon: Protomonaxonida according to J. K. Rigby et al. 2007

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

Subtaxa: Lobatospongia nodensis

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Type: Lobatospongia nodensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at United Park City Mines property (Permian of Utah)

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