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Brevicirrus Botting 2005 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa

PaleoDB taxon number: 204110

Full reference: J. P. Botting. 2005. Exceptionally well-preserved Middle Ordovician sponges from the Llandegley Rocks Lagerstätte, Wales. Palaeontology 48(3):577-617

Parent taxon: Lyssacinosa according to J. P. Botting 2005

Sister taxa: Brachiospongioidea, Flexuospiculata, Leucopsacasiidae, Lumectospongiidae, Stauractinellidae, Proeuplectella, Colpospongia, Opeamorphus, Leucopsacidae, Pyritonema, Rossellidae, Acanthospongia, Calathospongia, Testispongia, Palaeosaccus, Oncosella, Rosella, Caulophacus, Crateromorpha, Lasiothrix, Foerstella, Regardrella, Euplectella, Euplectellidae, Malumispongium

Subtaxa: Brevicirrus arenaceus

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Type: Brevicirrus arenaceus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder