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Dystactospongia

Demospongea - Sigmatosclerophorida - Dystactospongiidae

Taxonomy
Dystactospongia was named by Miller (1882) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 206]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Dystactospongia Miller
2002Dystactospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Dystactospongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderSigmatosclerophoridaBurton 1956
familyDystactospongiidaeMiller 1889
genusDystactospongiaMiller 1882

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