Entobia Bronn, 1837


DESCRIPTION: Closely spaced groupings or networks of circular/spherical chambers connected with shallow shared walls and small canals connecting galleries.

BEHAVIOR(S): Boring by sponges where canals connect the outer surface of the medium to the chambers and galleries so the sponge can channel water through its tissues for filter feeding.

ENVIRONMENTAL SETTINGS: Fully marine.

POSSIBLE TRACEMAKERS: Sponges.

GEOLOGIC RANGE: Devonian-recent.

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES: Emended by Bromley and D’Alessandro (1984). Tapanila (2006).

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