Cytoracia turbinata Schrammen 1910 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Azoricidae

Full reference: A. Schrammen. 1910. Die Kieselspongien der oberen Kreide von Nordwestdeutschland, Teil 1 Tetraxonia, Monaxonia und Silicea incert. sedis [Upper Cretaceous sponges from north-western Germany, part 1 Tetraxonia, Monaxonia and Silicea incert. sedis]. Palaeontographica, Supplement 5:1-175

Belongs to Cytoracia according to A. Schrammen 1910

Sister taxa: Cytoracia costata, Cytoracia grandis, Cytoracia impressa, Cytoracia rimosa, Cytoracia variabilis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Teutonia Nord quarry, Late Campanian, Misburg, which is in a Campanian offshore shelf marl/limestone in Germany

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Germany (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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