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Stauronema

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae

Taxonomy
Stauronema was named by Sollas (1877) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-u K Ceno-m]. It is not extant. Its type is Stauronema carteri.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Stauronema Sollas
2002Stauronema Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Stauronema Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
RankNameAuthor
familyVentriculitidaeSmith 1848
subfamilyStauronematinaeSollas 1877
genusStauronemaSollas 1877

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