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Paraleptomitella Chen et al. 1989 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 2913

Full reference: J. Y. Chen, X. G. Hou, and H. Z. Lu. 1989. Lower Cambrian leptomitids (Demospongea), Chengjiang, Yunnan. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 28(1):17-30

Parent taxon: Leptomitidae according to X.-G. Hou et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Leptomitella, Leptomitus, Wareiella

Subtaxa: Paraleptomitella dictyodroma, Paraleptomitella globula

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Type: Paraleptomitella dictyodroma

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder