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Leptophragma Zittel 1877 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3876

Synonym: Polystigmatium Schrammen 1912 (taxon 3902)

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

Sister taxa: Pleurostoma, Ptychocoetis, Ptychodesia, Strephinia

Subtaxa: Leptophragma glutinata, Leptophragma micropora, Leptophragma murchisoni, Leptophragma striatopunctatum

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder