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Choia

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Choiidae

Taxonomy
Choia was named by Walcott (1920) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u O Trem Sepkoski's reference number: 883,1019,1066]. Its type is Choia carteri. It is the type genus of Choiidae.

It was assigned to Choiidae by Finks et al. (2004); to Demospongia by Sepkoski (2002) and Bambach et al. (2007); and to Protomonaxonida by Rigby et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Choia Walcott
2002Choia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Choia Finks et al.
2007Choia Bambach et al. p. S80
2010Choia Rigby et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
orderProtomonaxonida
familyChoiidaeLaubenfels 1925
genusChoiaWalcott 1920

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