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Cystispongia monostoma Schrammen 1912 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Cystispongiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 189775

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 Cystispongia according to A. Schrammen 1912

Sister taxa: Cystispongia bursa, Cystispongia morchella

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder