†family Sphaerocoeliidae Steinmann 1882 (calcareous sponge)

Calcarea - Calcaronea - Sphaerocoeliidae

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

See also Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 2015

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Barroisia Sphaerocoelia Sphinctonella Thalamopora Tremacystia

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Type: Sphaerocoelia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), France (4), Germany (5), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Jurassic of Austria (1), Italy (1), Poland (1), Portugal (5), Romania (1)

• Triassic of Italy (2)

Total: 25 collections including 32 occurrences

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