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Vesicocaulis

Demospongea - Agelasida - Aphrosalpingidae

Taxonomy
Vesicocaulis was named by Ott (1967) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi Tr Nori Sepkoski's reference number: 218,920]. It is not extant. Its type is Vesicocaulis alpinus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Vesicocaulis Ott
2002Vesicocaulis Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Vesicocaulis Finks et al. p. 669

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
familyAphrosalpingidaeMyagkova 1955
subfamilyVesicocauliinaeSenowbari-Daryan 1990
genusVesicocaulisOtt 1967

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