Trochobolus Zittel 1877 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Pachyteichismatidae

Synonym: Pachyrhachis Schrammen 1937

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Mastospongia, Pachyteichisma

Subtaxa: Trochobolus cupulus Trochobolus cylindratus Trochobolus dentatus Trochobolus labyrinthicus Trochobolus suevicus Trochobolus texatus Trochobolus tuberculatus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of France (4 collections)

• Jurassic of France (3), Germany (11), Poland (5), Romania (1), Spain (3)

Total: 27 collections including 49 occurrences

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