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Astroporina Hudson 1960 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Axinellida - Milleporellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 163985

Full reference: R. G. S. Hudson. 1960. The Tethyan Jurassic stromatoporoids Stromatoporina, Dehornella, and Astroporina. Palaeontology 2(2):180-199

Parent taxon: Milleporellidae according to W. Kiessling 2009

Sister taxa: Dehornella, Murania, Parastromatopora, Promillepora, Shuqraia, Steinerina

Subtaxa: Astroporina orientalis, Astroporina stellans, Astroporina stellifera

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Type: Astroporina stellifera

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic