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Glossospongia regularis Rigby et al. 1998 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Stereodictyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 200030

Full reference: J. K. Rigby, X. Wu, and J. Fan. 1998. Triassic hexactinellid sponges from patch reefs in north-central Sichuan, People's Republic of China. Brigham Young University Geology Studies 43:119-165

Belongs to Glossospongia according to J. K. Rigby et al. 1998

Sister taxon: Glossospongia angustoscula

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jushui sponge mounds, which is in a Carnian reef, buildup or bioherm bafflestone in the Hanwang Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder