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Class Calcarea   DeBlainville1834
    Order Pharetronida Zittel 1878
        Family Lelapiidae  Dendy & Row 1913
                Genus Corynella Zittel 1878

I cant find much information on what defines this family of sponges.
For more information:

Corynella jerseyensis  Howell 1958A

A compound sponge with a cylindrical base and six branches arranged in a circle. The base projects downwards. The oscula of the branches are side and round. No spicules have been found in this single specimen, which is a cast in greensand. The spicules where originally calcareous and probably have been dissolved away.

Range: Navesink, but the exact location is unknown.
Type: New, Jersey. PU 76407