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†family Cystothalamiidae Girty 1909 (calcareous sponge)

Calcarea

PaleoDB taxon number: 56696

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1909. The Guadalupian fauna. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 58:1-651

Parent taxon: Calcarea according to W. Kiessling 2003

Sister taxa: Aporata, Aspiculata, Aulocyclus, Aulospongia, Bellidispongia, Blastulospongia, Calcaronea, Calcinea, Clifdenella, Epeudea, Faniathalamia, Fistulisponga, Follicalena, Gaspespongia, Khalfinaea, Lamellispongia, Nibionia, Paruvanella, Pharetronida, Phragmocoelia, Porata, Praethalamopora, Pseudodictyocoelia, Radiothalamos, Rahbahthalmia, Rigbyspongia, Scribroporella, Sebargasia, Vascothalmia, Wanella, Zigzagella

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder