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Megaloraphium

Demospongea - Cephaloraphiditidae

Taxonomy
Megaloraphium was named by Schrammen (1910) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Megaloraphium auriforme.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Megaloraphium Schrammen
2002Megaloraphium Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Megaloraphium Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
subclassChoristida(Sollas 1888)
familyCephaloraphiditidaeReid 1968
genusMegaloraphium

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