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Demospongea - Astylospongiidae

Carpospongia was named by Rauff (1894) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl S Ludl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 205,880]. 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
1894Carpospongia Rauff
1989Carpospongia Rigby and Chatterton
2002Carpospongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAstylospongiidaeZittel 1877
genusCarpospongiaRauff 1894

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