Polysiphonaria Finks 1995 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Agelasida - Maeandrostiidae

Synonym: Polysiphonia Finks 1995 [replaced name]

Full reference: R. M. Finks. 1995. Some new genera of Paleozoic calcareous sponges. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 6:1-9

Parent taxon: Maeandrostiidae according to R. M. Finks et al. 2004

See also Finks 1997

Sister taxa: Maeandrostia, Meandrostia, Prosiphonella, Stylopegma, Surmaqella

Subtaxa: Polysiphonaria flabellata

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Type: Polysiphonia flabellata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (9: Texas collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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