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Caryospongia

Demospongea - Astylospongiidae

Taxonomy
Caryospongia was named by Rauff (1894) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m S Wenl Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Astylospongiidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Caryospongia Rauff
2002Caryospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Caryospongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAstylospongiidaeZittel 1877
genusCaryospongiaRauff 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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available