Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Amsassia

Demospongea - Chaetetida - Cryptolichenariidae

Taxonomy
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).

Species lacking formal opinion data

View classification of included taxa

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

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available