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Xylospongia

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa

Taxonomy
Xylospongia was named by Herenger (1942) [Sepkoski's age data: K u]. It is not extant. Its type is Xylospongia tarraconensis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Xylospongia Herenger
2002Xylospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Xylospongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
genusXylospongia

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