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Spinospongia

Demospongea - Agelasida - Auriculospongiidae

Taxonomy
Spinospongia was named by Rigby and Senowbari-Daryan (1996) [Sepkoski's age data: P u]. Its type is Spinospongia radiata.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Spinospongia Rigby and Senowbari-Daryan p. 37
2002Spinospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Spinospongia Finks et al. p. 624

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
familyAuriculospongiidae
subfamilySpinospongiinaeRigby and Senowbari-Daryan 1996
genusSpinospongia

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