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Thoracospongia Mehl 1996 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Stiodermatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208948

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

Sister taxa: Dermospheroidalis, Divaricospongia, Rigbyella, Stioderma

Subtaxa: Thoracospongia follispiculata

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Type: Thoracospongia follispiculata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder