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Fistellaspongia Rigby and Maher 1995 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Brachiospongiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 4050

Full reference: J. K. Rigby and B. J. Maher. 1995. Age of the hexactinellid beds of the Roberts Mountains Formation, Snake Mountains, Nevada, and additions to the Silurian sponge fauna. Journal of Paleontology 69(6):1020-1029

Parent taxon: Brachiospongiidae according to J. K. Rigby and B. J. Maher 1995

Sister taxon: Brachiospongia

Subtaxa: Fistellaspongia inclinata

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Type: Fistellaspongia inclinata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder