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Spitsbergenia

Demospongea - Epipolasida - Heliospongiidae

Taxonomy
Spitsbergenia was named by Hurcewicz (1982) [Sepkoski's age data: P]. It is not extant. Its type is Spitsbergenia patella.

It was assigned to Demospongia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Heliospongiidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Spitsbergenia Hurcewicz
2002Spitsbergenia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Spitsbergenia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
orderEpipolasidaSollas 1888
familyHeliospongiidaeFinks 1960
genusSpitsbergenia

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