glass sponges
Class Hexactinellida Schmidt, 1870

et: klaaskäsnad;

Taxon ID: 7168 | 2013-03-22 / 2013-11-03
Belongs to: Porifera
Sister taxa: Calcarea | Demospongea | Heteractinida | Stromatoporoidea
Contains: Calcihexactina | Haljalaspongia | Lyssacinosa | Protospongiidae
Stratigraphic range: Ediacara Miocene | ~ 650,0–5,32 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 3

Picture Gallery (Hexactinellida)

Hexactinellida
Hexactinellida

Selection of related publications

  • Botting & Rhebergen, 2011. A remarkable new Middle Sandbian (Ordovician) hexactinellid sponge in Baltic erratics
  • Rhebergen & Hacht, 2000a. Ordovician erratic sponges from Gotland, Sweden [DOI]
  • Lindström, 1979. Calcispongea from Ordovician Orthoceratite limestone of sweden
  • Müürisepp, 1964. Linsen mit überresten von Schwämmen in der Pakerort-Stufe
  • Assatkin, 1949. None