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Molengraaffia

Demospongea - Agelasida - Auriculospongiidae

Taxonomy
Molengraaffia was named by Vinassa de Regny (1915). It is not extant. Its type is Molengraaffia regularis.

It was assigned to Porifera by Finks et al. (2004); to Auriculospongiidae by Senowbari-Daryan and Maurer (2008); and to Auriculospongiinae by Amirhassankhani et al. (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Molengraaffia Vinassa de Regny
2002Molengraafia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Molengraaffia Finks et al. p. 764
2008Molengraaffia Senowbari-Daryan and Maurer
2014Molengraaffia Amirhassankhani et al. p. 298

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
familyAuriculospongiidae
subfamilyAuriculospongiinaeTermier and Termier 1977
genusMolengraaffiaVinassa de Regny 1915

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