Actostroma Hudson 1958 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Axinellida - Actinostromariidae

Full reference: R. G. S. Hudson. 1958. Actostroma gen. nov., a Jurassic stromatoporoid from Maktesh Hathira, Israel. Palaeontology 1(2):87-98

Parent taxon: Actinostromariidae according to R. G. S. Hudson 1958

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wood 1987

Sister taxa: Actinostromaria, Actinostromina, Astrostylopsis

Subtaxa: Actostroma damesini Actostroma nasri Actostroma regulare

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (3 collections)

• Jurassic of China (1), Indonesia (1), Israel (1)

Total: 6 collections including 8 occurrences

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