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Dactylites Finks 1960 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Anthracosyconidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3073

Full reference: R. M. Finks. 1960. Late Paleozoic sponge faunas of the Texas region: The siliceous sponges. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 120(1):1-160

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

Sister taxa: Anthracosycon, Collatipora

Subtaxa: Dactylites magna, Dactylites micropora, Dactylites obconica, Dactylites subdigitatus

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Type: Dactylites micropora

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder