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Phialaspongia Rigby and Bayer 1971 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Astylospongiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3208

Full reference: J. K. Rigby and T. N. Bayer. 1971. Sponges of the Ordovician Maquoketa Formation in Minnesota and Iowa. Journal of Paleontology 45(4):608-627

Parent taxon: Astylospongiidae according to J. K. Rigby and T. N. Bayer 1971

Sister taxa: Astyloscyphia, Astylospongia, Astylospongiella, Astylostroma, Astylotuba, Attungaia, Camellaspongia, Carpospongia, Caryospongia, Devonoscyphia, Ellesmerespongia, Globispongia, Jazwicella, Palaeomanon, Raanespongia, Shuqraiopsis

Subtaxa: Phialaspongia fossa

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Type: Phialaspongia fossa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder