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Homoscleromorpha

Homoscleromorpha

Taxonomy
Homoscleromorpha was named by Levi (1973). It is extant.

It was reranked as the subclass Homoscleromorpha by Bambach et al. (2007); it was reranked as the phylum Homoscleromorpha by Nielsen (2012).

It was assigned to Demospongia by Sepkoski (2002) and Bambach et al. (2007); to Metazoa by Edgecombe et al. (2011); to Porifera by Worheide et al. (2012); and to Proepitheliozoa by Nielsen (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Homoscleromorpha Levi
2002Homoscleromorpha Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Homoscleromorpha Bambach et al. p. S4
2011Homoscleromorpha Edgecombe et al. p. 153 figs. Fig. 1
2012Homoscleromorpha Nielsen p. 31 figs. Fig. 4.2
2012Homoscleromorpha Worheide et al. p. 38 figs. Fig. 1.1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
RankNameAuthor
orderHomoscleromorphaLevi 1973
orderHomoscleromorphaLevi 1973

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