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Demospongea - Astylospongiidae

Astylospongiella was named by Rigby and Lenz (1978) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 216,880]. 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
1978Astylospongiella Rigby and Lenz
1989Astylospongiella Rigby and Chatterton
2002Astylospongiella Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAstylospongiidaeZittel 1877
genusAstylospongiellaRigby and Lenz 1978

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.

No diagnoses are available