Cliona (demosponge)

Demospongea - Clavulina - Clionaidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alectona, Entobia

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (15: California, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Belgium (1)

• Miocene of Egypt (1), Poland (1), Spain (1), United States (1: Rhode Island)

• Oligocene of Jamaica (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Paleocene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Germany (2), Hungary (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (205: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Triassic of Germany (1)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Oklahoma)

Total: 242 collections including 246 occurrences

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