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Pyramispongia

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Pyramispongiidae

Taxonomy
Pyramispongia was named by Pessagno (1973) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno-l K Turo-l]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Pyramispongiidae.

It was assigned to Pyramispongiidae by De Wever et al. (2001); and to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Pyramispongia Pessagno
2001Pyramispongia De Wever et al. p. 166
2002Nodotetraedra Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Pyramispongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyPyramispongiidaeKozur and Mostler 1978
genusPyramispongiaPessagno 1973

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