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Microstaura doliolum

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Dictyospongiidae

Taxonomy
Microstaura doliolum was named by Finks (1960). Its type specimen is USNM 127648 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM703c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas. It is the type species of Microstaura.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Microstaura doliolum Finks p. 103 figs. Pl 34, figs 1-14
2007Microstaura doliolum Rigby et al. p. 1245 fig. 5.2,5.3,6.1,6.2,6.5,9.7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderReticulosaReid 1958
superfamilyDictyospongioideaHall and Clarke 1899
RankNameAuthor
familyDictyospongiidaeHall and Clarke 1899
subfamilyDictyospongiinaeHall and Clarke 1899
genusMicrostaura
speciesdoliolum

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available