Pirania Walcott 1920 (demosponge)

Demospongiae - Protomonaxonida - Piraniidae

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

See also Bambach et al. 2007, Botting 2007 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Moleculospina

Subtaxa: Pirania auraeum Pirania llanfawrensis Pirania muricata

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Type: Pirania muricata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Morocco (2 collections), the United Kingdom (1)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (1)

• Cambrian of Canada (16: Brithish Columbia, British Columbia), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 21 collections including 22 occurrences

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