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Brachiospongia

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Brachiospongiidae

Taxonomy
Brachiospongia was named by Marsh (1867) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 214]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Brachiospongiidae by Rigby (1971); and to Lyssacinosida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Brachiospongia Marsh
1971Brachiospongia Rigby
2002Brachiospongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLyssacinosaZittel 1877
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyBrachiospongioidea
familyBrachiospongiidaeBeecher 1889
genusBrachiospongiaMarsh 1867

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