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Contignatiospongia nevadensis

Heteractinida - Octactinellida - Astraeospongiidae

Taxonomy
Contignatiospongia nevadensis was named by Kozur et al. (2008). It is not extant. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 11307-CO, Horse Heaven Mountain [Windfall Fm], which is in a Tremadoc slope limestone in the Windfall Formation of Nevada. It is the type species of Contignatiospongia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2008Contignatiospongia nevadensis Kozur et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHeteractinidaHinde 1888
orderOctactinellidaHinde 1887
RankNameAuthor
familyAstraeospongiidaeMiller 1889
genusContignatiospongia
speciesnevadensis

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