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Phialaspongia

Demospongea - Astylospongiidae

Taxonomy
Phialaspongia was named by Rigby and Bayer (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 209]. It is not extant. Its type is Phialaspongia fossa.

It was assigned to Astylospongiidae by Rigby and Bayer (1971); and to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Phialaspongia Rigby and Bayer
2002Phialaspongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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