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Purisiphonia clarkei

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Euplectellidae

Purisiphonia clarkei was named by Bowerbank (1869). It is not extant. It is the type species of Purisiphonia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Purisiphonia clarkei Bowerbank
2011Purisiphonia clarkei Jell et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLyssacinosa(Zittel 1877)
familyEuplectellidaeGray 1867
subfamilyTaegerinaeSchulze 1887
genusPurisiphoniaBowerbank 1869
speciesclarkeiBowerbank 1869

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.

Purisiphonia clarkei Bowerbank 1869
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: silicac
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-05-08 19:10:17
Modified: 2009-05-08 21:10:17
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Bambach et al. 2007, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Aptian or 125.00000 to 113.00000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Australia (Queensland) Purisiphonia clarkei (123058)