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Corticulospongia Rigby and Chatterton 1989 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosida - Euplectellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 4044

Full reference: J. K. Rigby and B. D. E. Chatterton. 1989. Middle Silurian Ludlovian and Wenlockian sponges from Baillie-Hamilton and Cornwallis Islands, Arctic Canada. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 391:1-69

Parent taxon: Euplectellidae according to J. K. Rigby and B. D. E. Chatterton 1989

Sister taxa: Acoelocalyx, Arhoussia, Docosaccus, Fiscella, Guemeuria, Heterotella, Purisiphonia, Regadrella, Sheldonia, Silesiaspongia, Taegerinae, Tagountia, Tillichtia, Walteria, Walteriella

Subtaxa: Corticulospongia floccosa

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Type: Corticulospongia floccosa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder