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Demospongea - Anthaspidellidae

Somersetella was named by Rigby and Dixon (1979) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 212]. It is not extant. Its type is Somersetella conicula.

It was assigned to Anthaspidellidae by Rigby and Chatterton (1989); and to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Somersetella Rigby and Dixon
1989Somersetella Rigby and Chatterton
2002Somersetella Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAnthaspidellidaeMiller 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.

No diagnoses are available