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Sheldonia Finks et al. 2011 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosida - Euplectellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 204038

Full reference: R. M. Finks, K. Hollocher, and K. J. Thies. 2011. A major Eocene sponge fauna (Castle Hayne Formation, North Carolina). Journal of the Carolina Academy of Science 127(2):39-175

Parent taxon: Euplectellidae according to R. M. Finks et al. 2011

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

Subtaxa: Sheldonia trabecula

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Type: Regadrella trabecula

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder