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Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Azoricidae

Stachyspongia was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti T Mi Sepkoski's reference number: 641]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Stachyspongia Zittel
2002Stachyspongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Stachyspongia Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderSpirosclerophoridaReid 1963
suborderRhizomorinaZittel 1895
superfamilyAzoricoideaSollas 1888
familyAzoricidaeSollas 1888
subfamilyAulosominaeSchrammen 1924
genusStachyspongiaZittel 1878

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