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Stellispongia variabilis

Calcarea - Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae

Taxonomy
Cnemidium variabile was named by Münster (1841). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

It was recombined as Stellispongia variabilis by Laube (1865) and Dieci et al. (1968).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Cnemidium variabile Münster p. 30 figs. Pl 1, figs 21-23
1865Stellispongia variabilis Laube p. 19 figs. Pl 2, figs 2a,b
1968Stellispongia variabilis Dieci et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classCalcareaBowerbank 1864
orderCalcaroneaBidder 1898
orderStellispongiida
RankNameAuthor
familyStellispongiidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
subfamilyStellispongiinaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusStellispongiad'Orbigny 1849
speciesvariabilis()

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