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Scotospongia Krainer and Mostler 1992 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa

PaleoDB taxon number: 104617

Full reference: K. Krainer and H. Mostler. 1992. Neue hexactinellide Poriferen aus der südalpinen Mitteltrias der Karawanken (Kärnten, Österreich) [New hexactinellid Porifera from the southern Alpine Middle Triassic of the Karawanken Mountains (Carinthia, Austria)]. Geologisch-Palaeontologische Mitteilungen 18:131-150

Parent taxon: Hexactinosa according to K. Krainer and H. Mostler 1992

Sister taxa: Aphrocallistidae, Aulacosia, Aulocalycidae, Auloplacidae, Belonisia, Caesaria, Carinthiaspongus, Caseispongia, Cincliderma, Clavularia, Cribrospongiidae, Cystispongiidae, Diphyllospira, Emploca, Eubrochus, Euretidae, Eutactostomium, Fieldingia, Idiodictyon, Koleostoma, Laocaetis, Lonsda, Lopanella, Mastodictyum, Mimeticosia, Multiloqua, Mysterium, Nitidus, Octobrum, Palaeostauronema, Paracraticularia, Petalope, Pileolitoidea, Pillaraspongiidae, Placochlaenia, Plecteurette, Plectospyris, Polyschema, Polysyge, Poriferella, Porospongia, Protremadictyon, Psephosyllogus, Psilocalyx, Rhogostomium, Rhombedonium, Rhopalicna, Scopularia, Staurodermatidae, Synaulia, Tretodictyidae, Walcottella, Xenoschrammenus, Zittelospongia

Subtaxa: Scotospongia aculeata

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Type: Scotospongia aculeata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder