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Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Takakkawiidae

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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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
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.

No diagnoses are available