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Capsospongia

Demospongea - Anthaspidellidae

Taxonomy
Capsospongia was named by Rigby (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-u Sepkoski's reference number: 766].

It was assigned to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002); to Anthaspidellidae by Rigby and Collins (2004); and to Demospongia by Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Capsospongia Rigby
2002Capsospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Capsospongia Rigby and Collins
2007Capsospongia Bambach et al. p. S80

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAnthaspidellidaeMiller 1889
genusCapsospongiaRigby 1986

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