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Prestellispongia Rigby and Senowbari-Daryan 1996 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Agelasida - Stellispongiellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 70252

Full reference: J. K. Rigby and B. Senowbari-Daryan. 1996. Upper Permian inozoid, demospongid, and hexactinellid sponges from Djebel Tebaga, Tunisia. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, New Series 7:1-130

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

Sister taxa: Caelispongia, Taurispongia, Vermispongiella, Wildspongia

Subtaxa: Prestellispongia bolaria, Prestellispongia fasciculata, Prestellispongia lobata, Prestellispongia maxima, Prestellispongia paula, Prestellispongia permica, Prestellispongia scapulata, Prestellispongia stellata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder