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Astrospongia

Calcarea - Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae

Taxonomy
Astrospongia was named by Etallon (1859). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Holcospongiinae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Astrospongia Etallon
1878Blastinia Zittel
1960Praeoculospongia Gerasimov
2002Blastinia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Astrospongia Finks et al. p. 745

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classCalcareaBowerbank 1864
orderCalcaroneaBidder 1898
RankNameAuthor
orderStellispongiida
familyStellispongiidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
subfamilyHolcospongiinae
genusAstrospongiaEtallon 1859

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