†order Spongiomorphida Alloiteau 1952

Hydrozoa - Spongiomorphida

Parent taxon: Hydrozoa according to G. D. Stanley and B. Senowbari-Daryan 1999

See also Stanley 1986

Sister taxa: Actinulida, Chondrophorina, Delheidia, Eoporpita, Fistulella, Graptogeitonia, Hydrocorallinae, Hydroida, Jillua, Lemniscaterina, Likinia, Milleporidae, Milleporina, Ovatoscutum, Plumalina, Rhizostromella, Roseoporella, Siphonophorida, Sphaeractinida, Spriggia, Stoliczkaria, Stoliczkiella, Stylasterina, Trachylinida, Tubulariae, Tubuloparietes

Subtaxa: Spongiomorphidae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: Nova Scotia), France (1), Germany (6)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Austria (1), Japan (6)

• Jurassic of Austria (2), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (2), Croatia (1), Indonesia (1), Morocco (3), Portugal (1), Romania (1), Slovenia (1), Ukraine (1)

• Triassic of Australia (1), Austria (5), Canada (3: British Columbia, Yukon), East Timor (1), Hungary (2), Iran (5), Italy (1), Japan (3), Malaysia (1), Oman (1), Romania (2), Slovenia (3), Spain (1), Tajikistan (1), Thailand (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (43: Alaska, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon)

• Permian of China (1)

Total: 107 collections including 128 occurrences

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