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Porosphaera

Calcarea - Calcaronea - Minchinellidae

Taxonomy
Porosphaera was named by Steinmann (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: K Turo-l K Maes]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Porosphaera Steinmann
2002Porosphaera Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Porosphaera Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classCalcareaBowerbank 1864
orderCalcaroneaBidder 1898
RankNameAuthor
orderLithonidaDoederlein 1892
familyMinchinellidaeDendy and Row 1913
genusPorosphaeraSteinmann 1878

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