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Conwaymorrisispongia Kozur et al. 2008 (sponge)

Heteractinida

PaleoDB taxon number: 206266

Full reference: H. W. Kozur, H. Mostler, and J. E. Repetski. 2008. A new heteractinellid calcareous sponge from the lowermost Ordovician of Nevada and a discussion of the suborder Heteractinellidae. GeoAlp 5:53-64

Parent taxon: Heteractinida according to H. W. Kozur et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Asteractinella, Astraeoconus, Corynospongia, Hetairacyathida, Heterostella, Hyalostelia, Leptopoterion, Octactinellida, Taraxaculum, Tholiasterella, Toquimiella, Uranosphaera

Subtaxa: Conwaymorrisispongia bengtsoni, Conwaymorrisispongia ornata

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Type: Conwaymorrisispongia bengtsoni

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder