Mussooriella Flügel and Singh 2003 (sponge)

Mussooriella

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: Porifera according to E. Flügel and I. B. Singh 2003

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

Subtaxa: Mussooriella kroli

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Type: Mussooriella kroli

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

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

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