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Thecosiphonia torgeri Schrammen 1910 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Siphoniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 187370

Full reference: A. Schrammen. 1910. Die Kieselspongien der oberen Kreide von Nordwestdeutschland, Teil 1 Tetraxonia, Monaxonia und Silicea incert. sedis [Upper Cretaceous sponges from north-western Germany, part 1 Tetraxonia, Monaxonia and Silicea incert. sedis]. Palaeontographica, Supplement 5:1-175

Belongs to Thecosiphonia according to A. Schrammen 1910

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Halberstadt, which is in a Turonian offshore shelf marl in the "Scaphiten-Plšner" Formation of Germany

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder