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Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae

Coscinopora was named by Goldfuss (1826) [Sepkoski's age data: K Turo-l K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 622,1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Coscinopora infundibuliformis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Coscinopora Goldfuss
2002Coscinopora Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Coscinopora Finks et al. p. 529

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
familyVentriculitidaeSmith 1848
subfamilyVentriculitinaeSmith 1848
genusCoscinoporaGoldfuss 1826

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.

No diagnoses are available