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Hunanospongia delicata

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Protospongiidae

Hunanospongia delicata was named by Qian and Ding (1988). It is not extant. Its type locality is Yangjiaping, bed 1, which is in a Nemakit-Daldynian deep-water shale in the Yangjiaping Formation of China. It is the type species of Hunanospongia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Hunanospongia delicata Qian and Ding

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderReticulosaReid 1958
superfamilyProtospongioideaHinde 1887
familyProtospongiidaeHinde 1887
genusHunanospongiaQian and Ding 1988
speciesdelicataQian and Ding 1988

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.

No diagnoses are available