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Ptychodesia Schrammen 1912 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3913

Full reference: A. Schrammen. 1912. Die Kieselspongien der oberen Kreide von Nordwestdeutschland, Teil 2 Triaxonia (Hexactinellida) [Upper Cretaceous sponges from north-western Germany, part 2 Triaxonia (Hexactinellida)]. Palaeontographica, Supplement 5:176-385

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

Sister taxa: Leptophragma, Pleurostoma, Ptychocoetis, Strephinia

Subtaxa: Ptychodesia papillata

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Type: Ptychodesia papillata

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder