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Thaumastocoelia

Demospongea - Agelasida - Thaumastocoeliidae

Taxonomy
Thaumastocoelia was named by Steinmann (1882) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn Sepkoski's reference number: 941]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Thaumastocoelia Steinmann
2002Thaumastocoelia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Thaumastocoelia Finks et al. p. 664

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
familyThaumastocoeliidaeOtt 1967
genusThaumastocoeliaSteinmann 1882

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