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Malluviospongia

Heteractinida - Octactinellida - Astraeospongiidae

Taxonomy
Malluviospongia was named by Rigby and Goodbody (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife-l]. It is not extant. Its type is Malluviospongia densa.

It was assigned to Astraeospongiidae by Rigby and Goodbody (1986); and to Heteractinida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Malluviospongia Rigby and Goodbody
2002Malluviospongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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