†family Disjectoporidae Tornquist 1901 (sponge)

Disjectoporidae - Disjectoporidae

Parent taxon: Porifera according to C. W. Stearn 2010

See also Kiessling 2003

Sister taxa: Amorphofungia, Archaeocyatha, Archaeocyathidae, Calcarea, Caliculospongia, Clathrispongia, Codites, Coronacollina, Cotyliscus, Cribroscyphia, Cuneiphycus, Cupulochonia, Cyathophyscus, Cyclospongia, Demospongea, Dendrocoelia, Drosdovia, Eocoryne, Eocyathispongia, Glenodictyum, Heteractinida, Hexactinellida, Holocoelia, Homoscleromorpha, Leiofungia, Limnorea, Limnoretheles, Matthewcyathus, Megalelasma, Microcoryne, Mussooriella, Nabaviella, Namapoikia, Nostrocyathus, Oligoplagia, Palaeoierea, Phymoraphinia, Polyactinellidae, Psephidia, Sclerospongiae, Scyphia, Shitangspongia, Sinoflabrum, Solactiniella, Sparsispongia, Spirocyathidae, Stromatofungia, Stromatoporoidea, Thectardis, Tragos, Trammeria

Subtaxa: Aksopora Arduorhiza Balatonia Cancellistroma Disjectopora Irregulatopora Lichuanopora Pamiropora Pseudopalaeoaplysina Radiotrabeculopora Tabulatispongia

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Nova Scotia collection)

• Triassic of Australia (1), Austria (7), Canada (1: British Columbia), Hungary (2), Italy (6), Japan (1), Mexico (2), Oman (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (2), Tajikistan (2), Turkey (3)

• Permian of China (35), Iran (1), Pakistan (2), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Slovenia (3), Tunisia (36), United States (2: California, Texas)

Total: 111 collections including 154 occurrences

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