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Stellarispongia

Heteractinida - Octactinellida - Astraeospongiidae

Taxonomy
Stellarispongia was named by Rigby (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi Sepkoski's reference number: 221]. It is not extant. Its type is Stellarispongia aspera.

It was assigned to Astraeospongiidae by Rigby (1976); and to Heteractinida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Stellarispongia Rigby
2002Stellarispongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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