Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Vaurealispongia minuta

Hexactinellida - Amphidiscosa - Pelicaspongiidae

Taxonomy
Vaurealispongia minuta was named by Rigby et al. (1979). It is not extant. Its type locality is Eucalyptocrinites crassus-Lecanocrinus pusillus Assoc., Basal Waldron Unit 3, which is in a Wenlock deep subtidal shelf mudstone/wackestone in the Waldron Shale Formation of Indiana.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Vaurealispongia minuta Rigby et al.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderAmphidiscosaSchrammen 1924
RankNameAuthor
familyPelicaspongiidaeRigby 1970
genusVaurealispongiaRigby 1974
speciesminuta

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