Peronidella dichotoma Laube 1865 (calcareous sponge)

Calcarea - Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae

Alternative combination: Dendrocoelia dichotoma

Full reference: G. C. Laube. 1865. Die Fauna der Schichten von St. Cassian: Ein Beitrag zur Paläontologie der Alpinen Trias. II. Abtheilung. Spongitarien, Corallen, Echiniden und Crinoiden 1-76

Belongs to Peronidella according to R. M. Finks et al. 2004

See also Laube 1865

Sister taxa: Peronidella austriaca, Peronidella cylindrica, Peronidella floriceps, Peronidella fluegeli, Peronidella globosa, Peronidella loretzi, Peronidella metabronni, Peronidella minima, Peronidella profurcata, Peronidella rosetta, Peronidella subcaespitosa, Peronidella tenuiparietalis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (3: New Jersey collections)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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