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Microastraeum tenuis

Heteractinida - Octactinellida - Astraeospongiidae

Taxonomy
Microastraeum tenuis was named by Botting (2005). It is not extant. Its type locality is Llandegley Rocks, which is in a Llanvirn shoreface sandstone in the Builth Volcanic Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Microastraeum.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Microastraeum tenuis Botting

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHeteractinidaHinde 1888
orderOctactinellidaHinde 1887
RankNameAuthor
familyAstraeospongiidaeMiller 1889
genusMicroastraeum
speciestenuis

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