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Epistromatopora eleganta Dong and Wang 1983 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Axinellida - Milleporellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 199138

Full reference: D. Dong and M. Wang. 1983. New material of the Upper Jurassic stromatoporoids in the Ando County of north Xizang. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 22(4):413-428

Belongs to Epistromatopora according to D. Dong and M. Wang 1983

Sister taxon: Epistromatopora delicata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dongqiao, Amdo, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Motianling Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic