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Asteriospongia anatrope

Heteractinida - Octactinellida - Astraeospongiidae

Taxonomy
Asteriospongia anatrope was named by Rigby (1977). It is not extant. Its type locality is GSC 89831 sec 3. Between Hall Beach runway & shore, Melville Peninsula, which is in an Edenian/Maysvillian carbonate shale/limestone in the Amadjuak Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Asteriospongia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Asteriospongia anatrope Rigby

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHeteractinidaHinde 1888
orderOctactinellidaHinde 1887
RankNameAuthor
familyAstraeospongiidaeMiller 1889
genusAsteriospongia
speciesanatrope

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