Craticularia Zittel 1877 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae

Synonym: Paracraticularia Schrammen 1937 [objective synonym]

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

See also Beresi 2003 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Dictyonocoelia, Diphyllospira, Eutactostomium, Psephosyllogus, Pycnocalyptra, Reticraticularia, Sphenaulax

Subtaxa: Craticularia auricularis Craticularia australis Craticularia parallela Craticularia roemeri Craticularia stellata Craticularia subseriata

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), France (6), Germany (4), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (2), France (3), Germany (12), Italy (1), Poland (11), Portugal (3), Romania (1), Spain (4)

Total: 53 collections including 78 occurrences

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