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Asthenospongia

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Asthenospongiidae

Taxonomy
Asthenospongia was named by Rigby et al. (1981) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-u Sepkoski's reference number: 233]. It is not extant. Its type is Asthenospongia acantha.

It was assigned to Lyssacinosida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Asthenospongiidae by Botting (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Asthenospongia Rigby et al.
2002Asthenospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Asthenospongia Botting

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderReticulosaReid 1958
familyAsthenospongiidae
genusAsthenospongia

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