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Colospongia benjamini

Demospongea - Agelasida - Colospongiidae

Taxonomy
Girtyocoelia benjamini was named by Girty (1909).

It was recombined as Girtycoelia benjamini by Petty (1975); it was recombined as Colospongia benjamini by Senowbari-Daryan and di Stefano (1988) and Belyaeva (1991).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Girtyocoelia benjamini Girty
1932Girtyocoelia benjamini King
1975Girtycoelia benjamini Petty
1988Colospongia benjamini Senowbari-Daryan and di Stefano p. 10 figs. Pl 1, fig 1
1991Colospongia benjamini Belyaeva p. 79 figs. Pl 14, figs 3,4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
RankNameAuthor
familyColospongiidaeSenowbari-Daryan 1990
subfamilyColospongiinaeSenowbari-Daryan 1990
genusColospongia
speciesbenjamini(Girty 1909)

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