Zardinia Dieci et al. 1968 (demosponge)

Demospongiae - Hadromerida - Polysiphonidae

Full reference: G. Dieci, A. Antonacci, and R. Zardini. 1968. Le spugne cassiane (Trias medio-superiore) della regione dolomitica attorno a Cortina d'Ampezzo [Sponges from the Cassian Formation (Middle-Upper Triassic) from the Dolomites near Cortina d'Ampezzo]. Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana 7(2):94-155

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arbusculana, Polysiphon

Subtaxa: Zardinia cylindrica Zardinia perisulcata Zardinia platithalamica Zardinia retrosiphonata

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Type: Zardinia perisulcata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Austria (1 collection), Germany (1), Greece (1), Hungary (2), Italy (4), Japan (3), Oman (1), Slovenia (2), Turkey (1), United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 17 collections including 23 occurrences

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