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Calcarea - Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae

Stellispongia was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon-u J Oxfo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Stellispongiinae, Stellispongiidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Stellispongia d'Orbigny
2002Stellispongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Stellispongia Finks et al. p. 739

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classCalcareaBowerbank 1864
orderCalcaroneaBidder 1898
familyStellispongiidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
subfamilyStellispongiinaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusStellispongiad'Orbigny 1849

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