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Hammatostroma Stearn 1961 (sponge)

Stromatoporoidea - Clathrodictyida - Tienodictyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3386

Full reference: C. W. Stearn. 1961. Devonian stromatoporoids from the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Journal of Paleontology 35(5):932-948

Parent taxon: Tienodictyidae according to C. W. Stearn et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Anostylostroma, Belemnostroma, Nexililamina, Pseudoactinodictyon, Schistodictyon, Tienodictyon

Subtaxa: Hammatostroma albertense, Hammatostroma delicatulum, Hammatostroma nodosum

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Type: Hammatostroma albertense

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic