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Rhizopsis Schrammen 1910 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Sollasellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3595

Full reference: A. Schrammen. 1910. Die Kieselspongien der oberen Kreide von Nordwestdeutschland, Teil 1 Tetraxonia, Monaxonia und Silicea incert. sedis [Upper Cretaceous sponges from north-western Germany, part 1 Tetraxonia, Monaxonia and Silicea incert. sedis]. Palaeontographica, Supplement 5:1-175

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

Sister taxa: Luterospongia, Mckittrickella, Monaxoradiata, Opetionella, Stramentella, Trichospongiella

Subtaxa: Rhizopsis horrida

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Type: Rhizopsis horrida

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder