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Epitheles Fromentel 1860 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Agelasida - Sestrostomellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3667

Invalid subtaxa: Myrmecidium Vinassa de Regny 1901 (no. 3685), Myrmecium Goldfuss 1826 [replaced name] (no. 192299)

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

Sister taxa: Himatella, Marawandia, Polysiphonella, Sestrostomella, Vesicotubispongia

Subtaxa: Epitheles hemisphaerica, Epitheles hieroglypha, Myrmecium cylindricum, Myrmecium pyramidum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder