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Microspongia

Demospongea - Streptosclerophorida - Hindiidae

Taxonomy
Microspongia was named by Miller and Dyer (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l P Djhu Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Hindiidae by Botting (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Microspongia Miller and Dyer
2002Microspongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Microspongia Botting

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassTetractinomorphaLévi 1956
RankNameAuthor
orderStreptosclerophorida
suborderEutaxicladina
familyHindiidaeRauff 1894
genusMicrospongiaMiller and Dyer 1878

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