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†order Reticulosa Reid 1958 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida

PaleoDB taxon number: 4073

Parent taxon: Hexactinellida according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanothyra, Amphidiscophora, Amphidiscosa, Antrispongia, Australispongia, Azyrtalia, Baccispongia, Bothroconis, Chelispongia, Chirospongia, Crucispongia, Diplopleura, Farreopsis, Gonamispongia, Hemidiagoniella, Hemidiscosa, Hexasterophora, Hintzesnonaia, Hodsia, Innaecoeliida, Kometia, Konyrium, Krainerella, Lychniscosa, Lysactinella, Lyssacinosa, Lyssakida, Nephelispongia, Pachylepisma, Pinnatispongia, Sceptrulophora, Silicunculus, Solusrectus, Stiodermiella, Stromatidiidae, Testiispongia, Textispongia, Uralonema

Subtaxa: Acanthactinella, Acanthodictya, Acloeodictya, Actinodictya, Aglithodictya, Armstrongia, Arystidictyon, Asthenospongiidae, Astroconia, Botryodictya, Ceratodictya, Clathrospongia, Cleodictya, Clepsydrospongia, Corticospongia, Cryptodictya, Cyathodictya, Dictyophyton, Dictyorhabdus, Dictyospongioidea, Dierespongia, Dierespongioidea, Ectenodictya, Gongylospongia, Griphodictya, Hallodictya, Helicodictya, Hintzespongioidea, Holasterella, Hydnoceras, Hydnocerina, Iowaspongia, Ithacadictya, Lebedictya, Lyrodictya, Mastodictya, Megastylia, Multivasculatus, Ozospongia, Palaeophragmodictya, Phormosella, Phragmodictya, Physospongia, Plectoderma, Polyplectella, Prismodictya, Protoarmstrongia, Protospongioidea, Ratcliffespongia, Rhabdosispongia, Rhakistella, Rhombodictyon, Roemerispongia, Sphaerodictya, Spiractinella, Stephanella, Sycodictya, Teganium, Thamnodictya, Thysanodictya, Uphantena

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder