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Plioboliopsis Brimaud and Vachard 1986 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Lithistida - Azoricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3231

Full reference: C. Brimaud and D. Vachard. 1986. Les spongiaires siliceux du Tortonien des Betiques (Miocene de l'Espagne du Sud): especes nouvelles ou peu connues, I: Choristides et Lithistides [Tortonian siliceous sponges from the Betics (Miocene of southern Spain): new or little known species, I: Choristida and Lithistida]. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, C 8(3):293-341

Parent taxon: Azoricinae according to R. M. Finks et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Azorica, Chonella, Coscinostoma, Plinthodermatium, Pliobolia

Subtaxa: Plioboliopsis hispanica

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Type: Plioboliopsis hispanica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder