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Stellarispongia Rigby 1976 (sponge)

Heteractinida - Octactinellida - Astraeospongiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3621

Full reference: J. K. Rigby. 1976. A new heteractinid sponge from southwestern Ellesmere Island, Arctic Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 13:120-125

Parent taxon: Astraeospongiidae according to J. K. Rigby 1976

Sister taxa: Asteriospongia, Astraeospongium, Constellatospongia, Contignatiospongia, Ensiferites, Malluviospongia, Microastraeum

Subtaxa: Stellarispongia aspera

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Type: Stellarispongia aspera

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder