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Pleurochorium Schrammen 1912 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Euretidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3898

Full reference: A. Schrammen. 1912. Die Kieselspongien der oberen Kreide von Nordwestdeutschland, Teil 2 Triaxonia (Hexactinellida) [Upper Cretaceous sponges from north-western Germany, part 2 Triaxonia (Hexactinellida)]. Palaeontographica, Supplement 5:176-385

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

Sister taxa: Dracospongia, Eurete, Heterochone, Linonema, Myliusia, Nemarete, Ordinatus, Periphragella, Polypyge, Pseudocavispongia, Radioplica, Ramispongia, Verrucocoelia, Wapkiosa

Subtaxa: Pleurochorium schulzei

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Type: Pleurochorium schulzei

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder