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Demospongea - Chaetetida - Cryptolichenariidae

Amsassia was named by Sokolov and Mironova (1959) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 160]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cryptolichenariidae by Hill (1981); and to Tabulospongida by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Amsassia Sokolov and Mironova
1981Amsassia Hill
2002Amsassia Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
orderChaetetidaOkulitch 1936
familyCryptolichenariidaeSokolov 1959
genusAmsassiaSokolov and Mironova 1959

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.

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