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Spitsbergenia Hurcewicz 1982 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Epipolasida - Heliospongiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3599

Full reference: H. Hurcewicz. 1982. Permian sponges from brachiopod cherts at Hornsund, Spitsbergen. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 27:85-114

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

Sister taxa: Coelocladia, Coelocladiella, Heliospongia, Neoheliospongia

Subtaxa: Spitsbergenia patella

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Type: Spitsbergenia patella

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder