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Vauxia

Demospongea - Vauxiidae

Taxonomy
Vauxia was named by Walcott (1920) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Cm uMid-l Sepkoski's reference number: 883,1006]. Its type is Vauxia gracilenta. It is the type genus of Vauxiidae.

It was assigned to Vauxiidae by Rigby (1980); to Verongiida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Demospongia by Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Vauxia Walcott
1980Vauxia Rigby p. 234
2002Vauxia Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Vauxia Bambach et al. p. S80

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
familyVauxiidae
genusVauxiaWalcott 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