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Murania

Demospongea - Axinellida - Milleporellidae

Taxonomy
Murania was named by Kazmierczak (1974) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori K Apti-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Milleporellidae by Wood (1987); and to Axinellida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Murania Kazmierczak
1987Murania Wood
2002Murania Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassTetractinomorphaLévi 1956
RankNameAuthor
orderAxinellidaBergquist 1967
familyMilleporellidaeYabe and Sugiyama 1935
genusMuraniaKazmierczak 1974

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