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Silesiaspongia Pisera and Bodzioch 1991 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosida - Euplectellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 199949

Full reference: A. Pisera and A. Bodzioch. 1991. Middle Triassic lyssacinosan sponges from Upper Silesia (southern Poland), and the history of hexactinosan and lychniscosan sponges. Acta Geologica Polonica 41:193-207

Parent taxon: Euplectellidae according to R. M. Finks et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Acoelocalyx, Arhoussia, Corticulospongia, Docosaccus, Fiscella, Guemeuria, Heterotella, Purisiphonia, Regadrella, Sheldonia, Taegerinae, Tagountia, Tillichtia, Walteria, Walteriella

Subtaxa: Silesiaspongia rimosa

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Type: Silesiaspongia rimosa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder