Aphrocallistes cylindrodactylus Schrammen 1912 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Aphrocallistidae

Full reference: A. Schrammen. 1912. Die Kieselspongien der oberen Kreide von Nordwestdeutschland, Teil 2 Triaxonia (Hexactinellida) [Upper Cretaceous sponges from north-western Germany, part 2 Triaxonia (Hexactinellida)]. Palaeontographica, Supplement 5:176-385

Belongs to Aphrocallistes according to A. Schrammen 1912

Sister taxa: Aphrocallistes alveolites, Aphrocallistes bochotnicensis, Aphrocallistes estevoui, Aphrocallistes kazimierzensis, Aphrocallistes lobata, Aphrocallistes lobatus, Aphrocallistes macroporus, Aphrocallistes mammillaris, Aphrocallistes verrucosus, Aphrocallistes vistulae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Oberg, which is in a Campanian offshore shelf marl in Germany

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Germany (2 collections), Poland (3), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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