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Ellesmerespongia

Demospongea - Astylospongiidae

Taxonomy
Ellesmerespongia was named by Rigby (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: P l Sepkoski's reference number: 214]. It is not extant. Its type is Ellesmerespongia feildeni.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Ellesmerespongia Rigby
2002Ellesmerespongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Ellesmerespongia Finks et al.

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

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