†order Innaecoeliida Boiko 1990 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Innaecoeliida

Parent taxon: Hexactinellida according to F. Amirhassankhani et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Acanothyra, Amphidiscophora, Amphidiscosa, Antrispongia, Australispongia, Azyrtalia, Baccispongia, Bothroconis, Chelispongia, Chirospongia, Crucispongia, Diplopleura, Farreopsis, Gonamispongia, Hemidiagoniella, Hemidiscosa, Hexasterophora, Hintzesnonaia, Hodsia, Kometia, Konyrium, Krainerella, Lychniscosa, Lysactinella, Lyssacinosa, Lyssakida, Nephelispongia, Pachylepisma, Pinnatispongia, Reticulosa, Sceptrulophora, Silicunculus, Solusrectus, Stiodermiella, Stromatidiidae, Testiispongia, Textispongia, Uralonema

Subtaxa: Craticulariidae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Algeria (2 collections), Panama (1)

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of France (1), Italy (1), Spain (9), the United Kingdom (1), United States (9: Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Australia (1), the Czech Republic (3), France (24), Germany (16), Poland (8), Spain (5), the United Kingdom (11)

• Jurassic of Argentina (2), France (3), Germany (19), Italy (1), Poland (15), Portugal (4), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (5)

• Triassic of Austria (1), China (2), Iran (4)

• Devonian of Poland (3)

Total: 159 collections including 368 occurrences

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