†order Hadromerida Topsent 1898 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Hadromerida

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alpinothalamiidae, Axinellida, Belemnospongia, Criccospongiidae, Spirophorida, Streptosclerophorida

Subtaxa: Acanthochaetetidae Calcistella Cassianothalamiidae Celyphiidae Ceotinellidae Ditraenella Gomphites Latrunculia Polysiphonidae Rhopaloconus Thoosa

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Vanuatu (2 collections)

• Miocene of Portugal (1)

• Oligocene of Mexico (1)

• Paleocene of France (1)

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (2), Greece (1), Spain (4)

• Jurassic of Italy (1), Portugal (1), Turkey (2)

• Triassic of Austria (22), Canada (1: Yukon), Germany (3), Greece (1), Hungary (11), Iran (9), Italy (34), Japan (6), Oman (5), the Russian Federation (6), Slovakia (15), Slovenia (5), Spain (1), Tajikistan (9), Turkey (6), United States (2: Oregon)

• Permian of China (5), Croatia (1), the Russian Federation (8), Slovenia (1), Tunisia (3), United States (1: Texas)

• Ordovician of United States (2: California)

Total: 173 collections including 340 occurrences

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