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Girtycoelia

Demospongea - Agelasida - Girtyocoeliidae

Taxonomy
Girtycoelia was named by King (1933) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l P Guad-l Sepkoski's reference number: 227,652,203]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Girtycoelia King
2002Girtycoelia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Girtycoelia Finks et al. p. 685

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
familyGirtyocoeliidae
genusGirtycoeliaKing 1933

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