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Tesselospongia fistulosa

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Cribrospongiidae

Taxonomy
Tesselospongia fistulosa was named by Rigby et al. (1998). It is not extant. Its type locality is Hanwang sponge patch reefs, which is in a Carnian reef, buildup or bioherm bafflestone in the Hanwang Formation of China. It is the type species of Tesselospongia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Tesselospongia fistulosa Rigby et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
subclassHexasterophoraSchulze 1886
RankNameAuthor
orderHexactinosaSchrammen 1903
familyCribrospongiidaeRoemer 1864
genusTesselospongia
speciesfistulosa

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