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Lobatospongia nodensis

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida

Taxonomy
Lobatospongia nodensis was named by Rigby et al. (2007). Its type specimen is USNM 480660 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is United Park City Mines property, which is in a Roadian/Wordian offshore shale in Utah. It is the type species of Lobatospongia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Lobatospongia nodensis Rigby et al. p. 155 figs. 3,4.1-4.3,5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
orderProtomonaxonida
genusLobatospongia
speciesnodensis

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