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Virgaspongia

Demospongea - Anthaspidellidae

Taxonomy
Virgaspongia was named by Rigby and Manger (1994) [Sepkoski's age data: C Bash-u]. It is not extant. Its type is Virgaspongia ichnata.

It was assigned to Anthaspidellidae by Rigby and Manger (1994); and to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Virgaspongia Rigby and Manger
2002Virgaspongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAnthaspidellidaeMiller 1889
genusVirgaspongia

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