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Astylospongia

Demospongea - Astylospongiidae

Taxonomy
Astylospongia was named by Roemer (1860) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m D Sieg-l Sepkoski's reference number: 2,4,207]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Astylospongiidae by Rigby and Chatterton (1989); and to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Astylospongia Roemer
1989Astylospongia Rigby and Chatterton
2002Astylospongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAstylospongiidaeZittel 1877
genusAstylospongiaRoemer 1860

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