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Asteriospongia

Heteractinida - Octactinellida - Astraeospongiidae

Taxonomy
Asteriospongia was named by Rigby (1977) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara]. It is not extant. Its type is Asteriospongia anatrope.

It was assigned to Astraeospongiidae by Rigby (1977); and to Heteractinida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Asteriospongia Rigby
2002Asteriospongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHeteractinidaHinde 1888
RankNameAuthor
orderOctactinellidaHinde 1887
familyAstraeospongiidaeMiller 1889
genusAsteriospongia

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