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Protospongia spina

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Protospongiidae

Taxonomy
Protospongia spina was named by Mehl et al. (1993). It is not extant. Its type locality is Starvation Canyon, which is in a Lochkovian offshore limestone/siltstone in the Roberts Mountains Formation of Nevada.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Protospongia spina Mehl et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderReticulosaReid 1958
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyProtospongioideaHinde 1887
familyProtospongiidaeHinde 1887
genusProtospongiaSalter 1864
speciesspina

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available