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Leiospongia

Demospongea - Agelasida - Pharetrospongiidae

Taxonomy
Leiospongia was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-l Sepkoski's reference number: 218,978]. It is not extant. Its type is Achilleum verrucosum.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Leiospongia d'Orbigny
2002Leiospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Leiospongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
familyPharetrospongiidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
subfamilyLeiofungiinae
genusLeiospongiad'Orbigny 1849

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