†family Wapkiidae De Laubenfels 1955 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Wapkiidae

Parent taxon: Protomonaxonida according to J. K. Rigby and D. Collins 2004

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

Subtaxa: Wapkia

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Canada (10: Brithish Columbia, British Columbia collections), China (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 12 collections including 14 occurrences

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