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Hormospongia

Demospongea - Vaceletida - Verticillitidae

Taxonomy
Hormospongia was named by Rigby and Blodgett (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife-l Sepkoski's reference number: 226]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Verticillitidae by Rigby and Blodgett (1983); to Calcarea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Fissispongiidae by Rigby et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Hormospongia Rigby and Blodgett p. 775
2002Hormospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Hormospongia Rigby et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderVaceletida
familyVerticillitidaeSteinmann 1882
genusHormospongia

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