Pleuroguettardia Reid 1963 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae

Parent taxon: Craticulariidae according to A. Pisera and P. Busquets 2002

Sister taxa: Casearia, Caseariinae, Conicospongia, Cordiospongia, Craticulariinae, Ecblastesia, Esfahanella, Laocoetidinae, Leptophragmatinae, Paleocraticularia, Periplectum, Polonospongia, Urnospongia

Subtaxa: Pleuroguettardia stumpeli

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Italy (1 collection), Spain (4)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1)

Total: 6 collections including 7 occurrences

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