Porospongia d'Orbigny 1849 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aphrocallistidae, Aulocalycidae, Auloplacidae, Caesaria, Carinthiaspongus, Caseispongia, Clavularia, Cribrospongiidae, Cystispongiidae, Emplocidae, Euretidae, Euryplegmatidae, Farreidae, Furcicanalis, Idiodictyon, Imbricareola, Laocaetis, Misonia, Multiloqua, Mysterium, Octobrum, Pileolitoidea, Pillaraspongioidea, Polysyge, Rhogostomium, Rhombedonium, Scopularia, Scotospongia, Staurodermatidae, Tesselispongia, Tremaphorus, Tretodictyidae, Vermifistula, Xenoschrammenus

Subtaxa: Porospongia marginata Porospongia tenuis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (4 collections)

• Jurassic of France (3), Germany (7), Poland (2), Spain (1)

Total: 17 collections including 21 occurrences

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