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Bolidium

Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Azoricidae

Taxonomy
Bolidium was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno K Camp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 641]. 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
1878Bolidium Zittel
2002Bolidium Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Bolidium Finks et al. p. 289

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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
genusBolidiumZittel 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