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Patellispongia

Demospongea - Anthaspidellidae

Taxonomy
Patellispongia was named by Bassler (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llvi S Wenl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 880]. It is not extant. Its type is Patellispongia oculata.

It was assigned to Anthaspidellidae by Johns (1994); and to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Patellispongia Bassler
1994Patellispongia Johns
2002Patellispongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAnthaspidellidaeMiller 1889
genusPatellispongiaBassler 1927

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