Choia Walcott 1920 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Choiidae

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

See also Bambach et al. 2007, Rigby et al. 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Allantospongia, Choiaella, Lenica

Subtaxa: Choia carteri Choia hindei Choia ridleyi Choia striata Choia utahensis

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Type: Choia carteri

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Germany (1 collection)

• Ordovician of Morocco (2)

• Marjumian of United States (3: Utah)

• Cambrian of Canada (12: British Columbia), China (11), Greenland (4), United States (7: Utah)

Total: 40 collections including 51 occurrences

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