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Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Scleritodermatidae

Verruculina was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: J Call T Mi-u-l Sepkoski's reference number: 698]. It is not extant.

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

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

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderSpirosclerophoridaReid 1963
suborderRhizomorinaZittel 1895
superfamilyScleritodermatoideaSollas 1888
familyScleritodermatidaeSollas 1888
subfamilyAmphithelioninaeSchrammen 1924
genusVerruculinaZittel 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