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Geodia

Demospongea - Ancorinida - Geodiidae

Taxonomy
Geodia was named by Lamarck (1815) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-l R]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Geodiidae.

It was assigned to Geodiidae by Rigby and Smith (1992); and to Astrophorida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Geodia Lamarck
1992Geodia Rigby and Smith p. 407
2002Geodia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassChoristida(Sollas 1888)
RankNameAuthor
orderAncorinidaReid 1968
familyGeodiidaeGray 1867
genusGeodiaLamarck 1815

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