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Climacospongia

Demospongea - Anthaspidellidae

Taxonomy
Climacospongia was named by Hinde (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Haplosclerida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Anthaspidellidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Climacospongia Hinde
2002Climacospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Climacospongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAnthaspidellidaeMiller 1889
genusClimacospongiaHinde 1884

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