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Falospongia

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Hazeliidae

Taxonomy
Falospongia was named by Rigby (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-u Sepkoski's reference number: 766]. Its type is Falospongia falata.

It was assigned to Haplosclerida by Sepkoski (2002); to Hazeliidae by Rigby and Collins (2004); and to Demospongia by Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Falospongia Rigby
2002Falospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Falospongia Rigby and Collins
2007Falospongia Bambach et al. p. S80

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
orderProtomonaxonida
familyHazeliidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusFalospongiaRigby 1986

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