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Cystispongia

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Cystispongiidae

Taxonomy
Cystispongia was named by Roemer (1864) [Sepkoski's age data: K Turo-u K Sn Sepkoski's reference number: 622]. It is not extant.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Cystispongia Roemer
1883Cyrtobolia Pocta
2002Cyrtobolia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Cystispongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Cystispongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
subclassHexasterophoraSchulze 1886
RankNameAuthor
orderHexactinosaSchrammen 1903
familyCystispongiidae
genusCystispongiaRoemer 1864

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