Plocoscyphia Reuss 1846 (glass sponge)

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Callodictyonidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Becksia, Discoptycha, Manzonispongia, Oncolpia, Sarophora

Subtaxa: Plocoscyphia centuncula Plocoscyphia communis Plocoscyphia elegans Plocoscyphia fenestrata Plocoscyphia gaultina Plocoscyphia maaki

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Spain (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of France (9), Germany (6), Greece (1), Poland (2), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (4)

• Permian of China (1)

Total: 25 collections including 28 occurrences

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