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Glomocystospongia

Demospongea - Agelasida - Glomocystospongiidae

Taxonomy
Glomocystospongia was named by Rigby et al. (1989) [Sepkoski's age data: P Dora Sepkoski's reference number: 873].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Glomocystospongia Rigby et al. p. 436
2002Glomocystospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Glomocystospongia Finks et al. p. 674

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
familyGlomocystospongiidae
genusGlomocystospongia

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