Farrea Bowerbank 1862 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Farreidae

Parent taxon: Farreidae according to R.E.H. Reid 2004

See also Rigby and Albi 1996 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Chonodictyon, Hormathospongia

Subtaxa: Farrea clarkei Farrea oakleyi Farrea occa Farrea rugosa Farrea tatei

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Type: Farrea occa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), the United Kingdom (7)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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