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†family Protospongiidae Hinde 1887 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa

PaleoDB taxon number: 96213

Alternative spelling: Protospongidae

Parent taxon: Protospongioidea according to D. C. Garcia-Bellido and J. K. Rigby 2004

Sister taxa: Hexatractiella, Triactinellidae

Subtaxa: Brooksella, Diagoniella, Gabelia, Heminectere, Hunanospongia, Iberospongia, Kiwetinokia, Metaxyspongia, Protospongia, Quadrolaminiella, Saetaspongia, Sanshapentella, Triticispongia

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder