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Takakkawia

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Takakkawiidae

Taxonomy
Takakkawia was named by Walcott (1920) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-u Sepkoski's reference number: 766]. It is not extant. Its type is Takakkawia lineata.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Takakkawia Walcott
2002Takakkawia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Takakkawia Rigby and Collins
2007Takakkawia Bambach et al. p. S80

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
orderProtomonaxonida
familyTakakkawiidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusTakakkawiaWalcott 1920

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