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Laocoetis relicta Schrammen 1912 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 191534

Alternative combination: Craticularia relicta

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 Laocoetis according to E. Swierczewska-Gladysz 2010

Sister taxa: Laocoetis arborescens, Laocoetis clathrata, Laocoetis crassipes, Laocoetis emiliana, Laocoetis fittoni, Laocoetis paradoxa, Laocoetis patula, Laocoetis piserai, Laocoetis procumbens, Laocoetis striatopunctata, Laocoetis tubifera, Laocoetis virgatula, Laocoetis vulgata

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder