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Saccospongia

Demospongea - Megalithistida - Saccospongiidae

Taxonomy
Saccospongia was named by Ulrich (1889) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m S Ludl Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Saccospongia Ulrich
2002Saccospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Saccospongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
orderMegalithistida
suborderMegamorinaZittel 1878
familySaccospongiidae
genusSaccospongiaUlrich 1889

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