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Precorynella astroites

Demospongea - Agelasida - Preperonidellidae

Taxonomy
Cnemidium astroites 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 Epitheles astroites by Laube (1865); it was recombined as Precorynella astroites by Dieci et al. (1968).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Cnemidium astroites Münster p. 31 figs. Pl 1, fig 24
1865Epitheles astroites Laube p. 15 figs. Pl 1, fig 9a
1968Precorynella astroites Dieci et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
RankNameAuthor
familyPreperonidellidae
subfamilyPrecorynellinaeRigby and Senowbari-Daryan 1996
genusPrecorynella
speciesastroites()

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