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Demospongea - Agelasida - Fissispongiidae

Fissispongia was named by King (1938) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-u P Guad-l Sepkoski's reference number: 2,203]. It is not extant. Its type is Fissispongia jacksboroensis.

It was assigned to Pharetronida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Fissispongiidae by Rigby et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Fissispongia King
2002Fissispongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Fissispongia Rigby et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
familyFissispongiidaeFinks and Rigby 2004
genusFissispongiaKing 1938

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.

No diagnoses are available