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Astrobolia

Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Azoricidae

Taxonomy
Astrobolia was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: K u]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Astrobolia Zittel
2002Astrobolia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Astrobolia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderSpirosclerophoridaReid 1963
RankNameAuthor
suborderRhizomorinaZittel 1895
superfamilyAzoricoideaSollas 1888
familyAzoricidaeSollas 1888
subfamilyAstroboliinaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusAstroboliaZittel 1878

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