Imbricatocoelia Rigby et al. 1989 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Agelasida - Guadalupiidae

Synonym: Cystospongia Wu et al. 2014

Full reference: J. K. Rigby, J. Fan, and W. Zhang. 1989. Sphinctozoan sponges from the Permian reefs of South China. Journal of Paleontology 63(4):404-439

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

See also Fan et al. 2002, Finks et al. 2004, Rigby et al. 1994 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cystothalamia, Diecithalamia, Exovasa, Guadalupia, Incisimura, Lemonea, Polyphymaspongia

Subtaxa: Imbricatocoelia elongata Imbricatocoelia guangnanensis Imbricatocoelia irregulara Imbricatocoelia lichatchevi Imbricatocoelia obconica Imbricatocoelia ramosa

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (13 collections), Iran (1), Italy (1), Oman (3), the Russian Federation (1), Tunisia (9)

Total: 28 collections including 30 occurrences

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