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Scipiospongia Rigby et al. 1998 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 200094

Full reference: J. K. Rigby, X. Wu, and J. Fan. 1998. Triassic hexactinellid sponges from patch reefs in north-central Sichuan, People's Republic of China. Brigham Young University Geology Studies 43:119-165

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

Sister taxa: Botroclonium, Intextum, Laocoetis, Leptolacis, Pachyascus

Subtaxa: Scipiospongia columnaria

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Type: Scipiospongia columnaria

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder