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Lantianospongia Xiao et al. 2005 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Hintzespongiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 167444

Full reference: S. Xiao, J. Hu, X. Yuan, R. L. Parsley, and R. Cao. 2005. Articulated sponges from the Lower Cambrian Hetang Formation in southern Anhui, South China: their age and implications for the early evolution of sponges. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 220:89-117

Parent taxon: Hintzespongiidae according to S. Xiao et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Cyathophycus, Hintzespongia, Stephenospongia

Subtaxa: Lantianospongia palifera

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Type: Lantianospongia palifera

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder