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Actostroma

Demospongea - Axinellida - Actinostromariidae

Taxonomy
Actostroma was named by Hudson (1958) [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm-l Sepkoski's reference number: 761]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Actinostromariidae by Hudson (1958) and Wood (1987); and to Axinellida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Actostroma Hudson
1987Actostroma Wood
2002Actostroma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassTetractinomorphaLévi 1956
RankNameAuthor
orderAxinellidaBergquist 1967
familyActinostromariidaeHudson 1955
genusActostroma

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