ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Rhizopsis horrida Schrammen 1910 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Sollasellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 187773

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 Rhizopsis according to A. Schrammen 1910

Sister taxa: none

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder