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†family Hydnodictyidae Rigby 1971 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa

PaleoDB taxon number: 206369

Full reference: J. K. Rigby. 1971. Sponges of the Ordovician Cat Head Member, Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 202:35-79

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

Sister taxa: Aglithodictyidae, Dierespongiidae, Valospongia

Subtaxa: Hydnodictya

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder