Epitheles Fromentel 1860 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Agelasida - Sestrostomellidae

Invalid subtaxa: Myrmecidium Vinassa de Regny 1901, Myrmecium Goldfuss 1826 [replaced name]

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Himatella, Marawandia, Polysiphonella, Sestrostomella, Vesicotubispongia

Subtaxa: Epitheles hemisphaerica Epitheles hieroglypha Myrmecium cylindricum Myrmecium pyramidum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (5 collections), Italy (1), Poland (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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