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Sontheimia

Demospongea - Tetralithistida - Protetraclisidae

Taxonomy
Sontheimia was named by Kolb (1910) [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Sontheimia parasitica.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Sontheimia Kolb
2002Sontheimia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Sontheimia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
orderTetralithistidaLagneau-Hérenger 1962
suborderTetracladinaZittel 1878
familyProtetraclisidaeSchrammen 1924
genusSontheimiaKolb 1910

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