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Raanespongia

Demospongea - Astylospongiidae

Taxonomy
Raanespongia was named by Rigby and Terrell (1973) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon Sepkoski's reference number: 213]. Its type is Raanespongia monilis.

It was assigned to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Astylospongiidae by Senowbari-Daryan et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Raanespongia Rigby and Terrell p. 1438
2002Raanespongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Raanespongia Senowbari-Daryan et al.

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

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