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Hexactinellida - Amphidiscosa - Pelicaspongiidae

Arakespongia was named by Rigby et al. (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: C Bash-u Sepkoski's reference number: 205,262]. It is not extant. Its type is Arakespongia mega.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Arakespongia Rigby et al.
2002Arakespongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Arakespongia Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderAmphidiscosaSchrammen 1924
familyPelicaspongiidaeRigby 1970

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