Cypellia Pomel 1872 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Cypelliidae

Synonym: Cryptochiderma Schrammen 1937

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Paracypellia, Porocypellia, Pseudoporospongia, Sporadopyge

Subtaxa: Cypellia caliciformis Cypellia inberbis Cypellia rugosa Cypellia trabeculata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (2 collections), Germany (17), Poland (14), Portugal (1), Spain (2)

Total: 36 collections including 59 occurrences

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