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Wapkia elongata

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Wapkiidae

Taxonomy
Wapkia elongata was named by Rigby and Collins (2004). It is not extant. Its type locality is S7 community, Fossil Gully, Mount Stephen, which is in a Delamaran deep-water shale in the Burgess Shale Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Wapkia elongata Rigby and Collins

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
orderProtomonaxonida
RankNameAuthor
familyWapkiidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusWapkiaWalcott 1920
specieselongata

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