Clathrodictyon Nicholson and Murie 1878 (sponge)

Stromatoporoidea - Clathrodictyida - Clathrodictyidae

Parent taxon: Clathrodictyidae according to T. E. Bolton 1988

See also Nestor 1964, Sepkoski 2002 and Webby and Banks 1976

Sister taxa: Bullulodictyon, Coenellostroma, Kyklopora, Labechiina, Labyrinthodictyon, Oslodictyon, Stelodictyon

Subtaxa: Clathrodictyon adaverense Clathrodictyon boreale Clathrodictyon caespitosum Clathrodictyon clivosum Clathrodictyon crickmayi Clathrodictyon delicatulum Clathrodictyon demissum Clathrodictyon gregale Clathrodictyon idense Clathrodictyon kudriavzevi Clathrodictyon lennuki Clathrodictyon lenticulare Clathrodictyon mammillatum Clathrodictyon microundulatum Clathrodictyon molense Clathrodictyon plicatum Clathrodictyon roseni Clathrodictyon sinuosum Clathrodictyon sulevi Clathrodictyon turritum Clathrodictyon variolare Clathrodictyon vesiculosum Clathrodictyon vormsiense Clathrodictyon zonatum

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Type: Clathrodictyon vesiculosum

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic


• Devonian of Afghanistan (1 collection), Austria (1), Belgium (2), Canada (17: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario), China (4), the Czech Republic (1), France (2), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (5), Spain (3), Tajikistan (4), Thailand (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Ohio), Vietnam (1)

• Silurian of Australia (1), Canada (93: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec), China (8), the Czech Republic (1), Estonia (56), Mongolia (3), Norway (4), the Russian Federation (7), Sweden (13), Tajikistan (4), Ukraine (4), the United Kingdom (2), United States (5: Indiana, Iowa, New York, Ohio), Uzbekistan (1)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (2: Northwest Territories)

• Ordovician of Australia (14), Canada (21: Manitoba, Quebec, Québec), China (10), Estonia (9), Mongolia (8), United States (1: Illinois)

Total: 315 collections including 390 occurrences

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