Maldeotaina Flügel and Singh 2003 (sponge)

Stromatoporoidea

Full reference: E. Flügel and I. B. Singh. 2003. Stromatoporoid-Grade and other sponge fossils from the Upper Krol Formation of the Lesser Himalaya (India): Implications for the biotic evolution around the Precambrian-Cambrian boundary interval. Facies 49:351-372

Parent taxon: Stromatoporoidea according to E. Flügel and I. B. Singh 2003

Sister taxa: Actinostromatida, Aculatostroma, Amnestostroma, Amphiporida, Andenipora, Aulaceridae, Auroria, Clathrodictyida, Clavidictyon, Columna, Diparistomaria, Diplostroma, Drosdoria, Ecclimadictyidae, Edelsteinia, Faciledictyon, Flexiostroma, Forolina, Hexastylostroma, Imponodictyon, Khasaktia, Labechiida, Lamellopora, Lecomptella, Mixtusdictyon, Nuratadictyon, Paramphipora, Perplexostroma, Petroidistroma, Plumatalina, Praeidiostroma, Pseudoactinostroma, Pseudostromatoporella, Rackovskia, Sergaelites, Shirdagopora, Stromatodictyon, Stromatoporellida, Stromatoporida, Synthetostroma, Syringostromatida, Trigonostroma, Vicinustachyodes, Vittia, Zeravshanella

Subtaxa: Maldeotaina composita

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Type: Maldeotaina composita

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Maldeota, Mussoorie Hills, uppermost Krol E Formation (Cambrian of India)

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