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Thecosiphonia gracilis Hurcewicz 1966 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Siphoniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 186959

Full reference: H. Hurcewicz. 1966. Siliceous sponges from the Upper Cretaceous of Poland, part 1: Tetraxonia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 11(1):15-129

Belongs to Thecosiphonia according to H. Hurcewicz 1966

Sister taxa: Thecosiphonia neoburgensis, Thecosiphonia postumus, Thecosiphonia ramosa, Thecosiphonia torgeri

Type specimen: Its type locality is Zbyczyce, which is in a Campanian marine marl in Poland

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder