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Ramalmerina Brimaud and Vachard 1986 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Tretodictyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 3916

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, II: Hexactinellides [Tortonian siliceous sponges from the Betics (Miocene of southern Spain): new or little known species, II: Hexactinellida]. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, C 8(4):415-445

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

Sister taxa: Auloplax, Hexactinella, Prohexactinella, Sclerothamnopsis, Tretodictyum

Subtaxa: Ramalmerina fischeri

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Type: Ramalmerina fischeri

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder