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Madonia

Demospongea - Agelasida

Taxonomy
Madonia was named by Senowbari-Daryan and Schäfer (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori Sepkoski's reference number: 941]. It is not extant. Its type is Madonia conica.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Madonia Senowbari-Daryan and Schäfer
2002Madonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Madonia Finks et al. p. 691

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
genusMadoniaSenowbari-Daryan and Schäfer 1986

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