Allantospongia Rigby and Hou 1995 (demosponge)

Demospongiae - Protomonaxonida - Choiidae

Full reference: J. K. Rigby and X. G. Hou. 1995. Lower Cambrian demosponges and hexactinellid sponges from Yunnan, China. Journal of Paleontology 69(6):1009-1019

Parent taxon: Choiidae according to J. K. Rigby and X. G. Hou 1995

See also Bambach et al. 2007 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Choia, Choiaella, Lenica

Subtaxa: Allantospongia mica

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Type: Allantospongia mica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of China (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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