Oculospongia Fromentel 1860 (calcareous sponge)

Calcarea - Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae

Synonym: Crispispongia

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Astrospongia, Enaulofungia, Eudea, Holcospongia, Mammillopora

Subtaxa: Oculospongia kielanae Oculospongia protubulifera

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Switzerland (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of France (1), Poland (2), Portugal (1)

Total: 8 collections including 10 occurrences

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