Discosiphonella Inai 1936 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Agelasida - Sebargasiidae

Synonyms: Ascosymplegma Rauff 1938, Cystauletes King 1943, Lichuanospongia Zhang 1983

Parent taxon: Cystothalamiinae according to B. Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2007

See also Boiko et al. 1991, Finks et al. 2004 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Cystauletes grossa Cystauletes kingi Cystauletes lercarensis Cystauletes mammilosus Cystauletes orientalis Cystauletes primoriensis Cystauletes ribuzuoensis Cystauletes squamilis Cystauletes typica Discosiphonella iranica Discosiphonella minima Discosiphonella primorica

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Italy (1 collection), Japan (1), Peru (1), Turkey (4)

• Permian of China (1), Greece (1), Iran (1), Italy (2), the Russian Federation (1), Thailand (1), United States (35: New Mexico)

• Carboniferous of Spain (2)

Total: 51 collections including 54 occurrences

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