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Leiostracosia brandesi Schrammen 1912 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 189404

Full reference: A. Schrammen. 1912. Die Kieselspongien der oberen Kreide von Nordwestdeutschland, Teil 2 Triaxonia (Hexactinellida) [Upper Cretaceous sponges from north-western Germany, part 2 Triaxonia (Hexactinellida)]. Palaeontographica, Supplement 5:176-385

Belongs to Leiostracosia according to A. Schrammen 1912

Sister taxa: Leiostracosia alpina, Leiostracosia angustata, Leiostracosia impressus, Leiostracosia punctata, Leiostracosia robusta

Type specimen: Its type locality is Oberg, which is in a Campanian offshore shelf marl in Germany

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder