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Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Takakkawiidae

Takakkawia was named by Walcott (1920) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-u Sepkoski's reference number: 766]. It is not extant. Its type is Takakkawia lineata.

It was assigned to Haplosclerida by Sepkoski (2002); to Takakkawiidae by Rigby and Collins (2004); and to Demospongia by Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Takakkawia Walcott
2002Takakkawia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Takakkawia Rigby and Collins
2007Takakkawia Bambach et al. p. S80

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
familyTakakkawiidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusTakakkawiaWalcott 1920

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: silicac
Locomotion: stationaryg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Comments: Epifaunal suspension feeder (Caron & Jackson, 2008); erect, non-motile attached, supension (Bambach et al., 2007).g
Created: 2009-03-07 18:16:21
Modified: 2009-03-08 19:54:25
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Whittington et al. 1997, Caron and Jackson 2008

Age range: Delamaran or 513.00000 to 505.00000 Ma

Collections (24 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Delamaran513.0 - 505.0Canada (British Columbia) T. lineata (84412 84415 84418 84419 84420 84422 84423 84424 84425 84426 84428 84429 84430 84431 84432 84433 84434 84435 84437 121959 121961 121962 121963)
St Davids513.0 - 501.0Canada (British Columbia) T. sp. (122094)