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Cauliculospongia

Demospongea - Anthaspidellidae

Taxonomy
Cauliculospongia was named by Rigby and Chatterton (1989) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl-l]. It is not extant. Its type is Cauliculospongia solida.

It was assigned to Anthaspidellidae by Rigby and Chatterton (1989); and to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Cauliculospongia Rigby and Chatterton
2002Cauliculospongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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