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Astraeospongium

Heteractinida - Octactinellida - Astraeospongiidae

Taxonomy
Astraeospongia was named by Roemer (1860). It is the type genus of Astraeospongiidae.

It was corrected as Astraeospongium by Sepkoski (2002) and Finks et al. (2004).

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Astraeospongium Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Astraeospongium Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHeteractinidaHinde 1888
RankNameAuthor
orderOctactinellidaHinde 1887
familyAstraeospongiidaeMiller 1889
genusAstraeospongium(Roemer 1860)

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