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Precorynella capitata

Demospongea - Agelasida - Preperonidellidae

Scyphia capitata 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 capitata by Laube (1865); it was recombined as Precorynella capitata by Dieci et al. (1968).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Scyphia capitata Münster p. 28 figs. Pl 1, fig 12
1865Epitheles capitata Laube p. 15 figs. Pl 1, figs 8a,b
1968Precorynella capitata Dieci et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
subfamilyPrecorynellinaeRigby and Senowbari-Daryan 1996

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