Pleurostoma Roemer 1840 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Leptophragma, Ptychocoetis, Ptychodesia, Strephinia

Subtaxa: Pleurostoma radiatum

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Type: Pleurostoma radiatum

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1), United States (8: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Germany (4), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 16 collections including 19 occurrences

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