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Phialaspongia fossa

Demospongea - Astylospongiidae

Taxonomy
Phialaspongia fossa was named by Rigby and Bayer (1971). It is not extant. Its type locality is F-240 Fillmore, which is in an Edenian/Maysvillian marine horizon in the Maquoketa Formation of Minnesota. It is the type species of Phialaspongia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Phialaspongia fossa Rigby and Bayer

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAstylospongiidaeZittel 1877
genusPhialaspongia
speciesfossa

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