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Gigantospongia

Demospongea - Agelasida - Auriculospongiidae

Taxonomy
Gigantospongia was named by Rigby and Senowbari-Daryan (1996) [Sepkoski's age data: P Guad-u].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Gigantospongia Rigby and Senowbari-Daryan
2002Gigantospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Gigantospongia Finks et al. p. 624

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
familyAuriculospongiidae
subfamilyGigantospongiinae
genusGigantospongia

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